NTPC installs India’s largest Floating Solar PV Plant in Kerala
- NTPC started power generation from India’s largest floating solar power plant at Kayamkulam in Kerala, on Friday.
- The 100 kWp floating solar generation plant, largest of its kind in India, was indigenously developed as a part of ‘Make In India’ initiative, at Rajiv Gandhi Combined Cycle Power Plant (RGCCPP) in Kerala’s Kayamkulam district.
- Solar panels mounted on floating boards that hold them in place saves land usage and has been found to be efficient than the ones installed on land.
- These floating platform were indigenously developed by NTPC Energy Technology Research Alliance, the R&D arm of NTPC Ltd, in collaboration with Central Institute of Plastic Engineering & Technology (CIPET), Chennai and a patent has been applied for.
Quick Question for Bank PO/ IBPS Exams 2016-17:
NTPC started power generation from India’s largest floating solar power plant at which place in Kerala?