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NTPC begins bidding process for 900-megawatt solar farm in Cuba

January 19, 2022

The Economic Times:

NTPC on Tuesday invited bids to set up a 900-megawatt (MW) solar energy park in the Republic of Cuba. NTPC, a corporate partner of ISA International Solar Alliance (ISA), has been chosen as the preferred partner for implementation of the projects.

According to the official press release, NTPC and the Union Electrica de Cuba (UNE) would work in unison for this project. The government of Cuba, through its Ministry of Energy and Mines (MINEM), has taken support of ISA for the parks, which will be spread in 175 locations across all 15 provinces of Cuba.

It added that this 900-MW project which is part of t he 2,100 MW solar project implementation target of Cuba is aimed at reducing greenhouse gas emissions. The annual generation is expected to be 2,400 MWhr per MW.

Cuba is a member country of the International Solar Alliance (ISA), a treaty-based organization for increased deployment of solar energy technologies having over 101 signatory countries of which 80 have ratified the framework MW solar PV project with developer selection through an international competitive process.

[Staff Report]

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