NHPC completes 50MW solar project in Tamil Nadu

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Indian state-run power firm National Hydroelectric Power Corporation (NHPC) has completed a 50MW solar PV project in the state of Tamil Nadu, according to a Bombay Stock Exchange filing.

The project is located in Theni, Dindigul District, while Larsen & Toubro, also known as L&T Construction, was the EPC and O&M contractor.

Last last year, NHPC said it planned to build another 150MW of solar projects in partnership with Solar Energy Corporation of India (SECI).

German solar and storage firm IBC Solar recently helped a tea producer in Tamil Nadu go 100% solar with a 3MW open access project.

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