Vikram Solar on Wednesday announced the launch of the 85-megawatt (MW) solar power station of NTPC in Bilhaur, Uttar Pradesh. “Vikram Solar, one of India’s leading manufacturers of modules and complete solutions for EPC & solar rooftop, has announced the completion of the 85MW solar power plant project submitted to NTPC in Bilhaur, Kanpur, Uttar Pradesh,” the company said in a statement.

Combining the latest 85 MW project in Bilhaur with the Vikram Solar recently delivered 140 MW of NTPC in the same area reached a capacity of 225 MW and became the largest solar project in one area in the state of Uttar Pradesh, it said.

The 85 MW solar project is still being distributed over 400 hectares. The expected energy yield of this project in Uttar Pradesh is 200 million units (MU).

The plant is expected to reduce 4.57 tons of CO2 and be able to generate 88,905 tons of energy a year.

“We are proud to say that we have a portfolio of commissioned and under-construction projects totaling 708 MW with NTPC, as it identifies our commitment and focuses on customer-centricity. We are hopeful of a continued journey with NTPC towards realizing the company’s green energy goals,” Saibaba Vutukuri, Chief Executive Officer, Vikram Solar said in the statement.

Vikram Solar’s annual PV module output stands at 1.2 GW and the company exports more than 3.1 GW PV modules worldwide.

Source: Economic Times