According to reports, as part of green initiatives, National Aluminium Company Limited (NALCO) is setting up a grid connected PV system on rooftop solar project of 160 kilowatts peak (kWp) for its corporate office building here.
The project setting up activity was formally launched by NALCO’s CMD Ansuman Das yesterday, a company release said.
The project is expected to generate green renewable energy of about 2.10 lakh units per annum. 30 per cent subsidy of the capital cost would be provided by the central government through the Solar Energy Corporation of India Ltd (SECI).
NALCO has already commissioned two wind power plants of capacities 50.4 MW and 47.6 MW at Gandikota in Andra Pradesh and Ludarva in Rajasthan respectively.
Besides, plans are also afoot to set up the third wind power plant in its own mined out area of Panchpatmali Bauxite deposit in Koraput, it said.