“With a view to expand NHPC’s renewable energy projects footprint in the country, a MoU was signed between NHPC and IREDA.
IREDA signs a memorandum of understanding (MoU) with NHPC Ltd. for providing its technical expertise in developing renewable energy projects for the next 5 years pic.twitter.com/JLqf91hsR8— Prasar Bharati News Services पी.बी.एन.एस. (@PBNS_India) January 8, 2021
“IREDA shall undertake techno-financial due diligence of renewable energy and energy efficiency / conservation projects for NHPC. It will also serve to facilitate knowledge and technology transfer and provide consultancy & research services,” it said.
NHPC said the company has undertaken an ambitious plan to make a significant imprint on the RE landscape of the country through development of 7.5 GW of renewable energy (solar – terrestrial and floating, and wind) projects in the next three years.
NHPC further said it has already successfully commissioned renewable capacity of 102.5 MW (solar – terrestrial and rooftop, and wind) on ownership basis and “has contracted 2000 MW as intermediary procurer basis (Facilitator Mode) at one of the most competitive tariffs with planned commissioning by 2021.”
Besides, 155 MW solar (terrestrial and floating) capacity is under final stages of award and another 2.9 GW of solar capacity is under various stages of development.
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