NTPC Limited successfully commissioned the first 150 MW of the 300 MW Shambu ki Burj-2 Solar PV Project in Bikaner, Rajasthan. As a result, NTPC’s standalone installed and commercial capacity will increase to 57,639 MW. However, its group installed and commercial capacity will increase to 70,234 MW.
Recently in September 2022, NTPC Limited entered into an agreement to supply renewable energy to the Military Engineering Services. This is the first agreement by the Indian armed forces for sourcing of renewable energy. This will help in gradually decarbonising the armed forces. A power purchase agreement for renewable energy from NTPC Solapur and power uses agreement for renewable energy from upcoming NTPC Khavda has been signed.
Also, in August 2022, NTPC Limited announced commissioning of its 56 MW Kawas solar project in Gujarat. This has come into effect after the recent inaugural of the final 21 MW phase. The Kawas solar project consists of 33 MW ground mounted arrays and 23 MW floating solar installations within the existing NTPC Kawas gas-based power station.