L&T Construction Limited has won an engineering, procurement and construction (EPC) contract for the 15 MW floating solar farm project to be set up at Meghadri Gedda reservoir in Visakhapatnam district in the state of Andhra Pradesh. The bid for the tender was invited by Greater Visakhapatnam Smart City Corporation Limited (GVSCCL) in December 2018.
The project will be developed on turnkey basis along with grid connecting equipment including open access related works and associated transmission system to supply power at 33 kV level. The project will be implemented as a part of the Smart City Mission and will be funded and owned by GVSCCL. The power generated from the project will be used by GVSCCL through open access.