According to reports, NTPC today said its 50 MW solar plant at Raigarh in Chhattisgarh is now fully operational.
“With commencement of commercial operations of 20 MW solar unit today, the capacity of Rajgarh solar photo-voltaic (PV) plant has become 50 MW,” NTPC said in a statement.
With this, the state-owned company’s total capacity of non-conventional energy projects has reached 95 MW.
NTPC is the largest power producer in the country, with an installed capacity of 43,039 MW. Its 16 coal-based and seven gas-based plants, seven solar renewable and seven joint venture power stations contribute about 28 per cent of the country’s electricity supplies.