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India-owned NHPC plans 27 GW of hydro and solar in nine states, Nepal

December 20, 2021

The Economic Times:

State-owned NHPC has plans to set up new hydro and solar projects of more than 27,000 MW capacity in nine states and neighbouring country Nepal, the company’s CMD Abhay Kumar Singh said.

The new capacities would come up in Uttar Pradesh, Bihar, Odisha, Rajasthan, Tamil Nadu, Kerala, Maharashtra, Andhra Pradesh and Odisha, Singh told PTI in an interview.

NHPC is in talks with some of these states which have shown interest in the projects. Others will also be engaged for the purpose, the CMD said.

Singh said that Nepal has also shown interest in hydro projects in joint venture with NHPC. Singh had met with the Nepal Prime Minister during his recent visit to that country.

[Staff Report]

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