NTPC-Simhadri’s 5MW floating solar PV project commissioned today
25MW Floating Solar PV Project first of kind being developed in RW Reservoir spread over 150Acres in Simhadri, Today Inauguration of 1st 5MW Block was done by Mr. Diwakar Kaushik , HOP in presence of GM(O&M), CGM(SSC),GM(SSC), GM OPN, GM Mtc, GM FM and HOHR and other officials from executing department (EMD) and other sections, official from BHEL EDN and site team and agencies are also took part in the activity.
Power flow of more than 2MW was witnessed with present solar irrdiance.
This is going to be the single largest Floating solar PV project of AP once commissioned,
2nos Solar Inverter each having a capacity of 2.5MW each was made ON through Control Monitoring and Control station(CMCS Building) through SCADA.
This prestigious project of 25MW Floating Solar is being executed by M/S BHEL on EPC basis for a value of 110Cr.
The Floating PV panels are tied through marine ropes from all corners and it is considered to be a Engineering Marvel due to the challenges faced during design and implementation of Unique Anchoring and Mooring system.
It is expected to complete the balance works by june 2021 and full 25MW will be made available to the grid.