56MW Kawas Solar PV Project


The 56MW Kawas Solar PV project is being developed in under the CPSU Scheme Phase-II Tranche-I of Ministry of New & Renewable Energy, Govt. of India (MNRE). The project is been won by NTPC though Viability Gap Funding (VGF) based competitive bidding done by SECI in 2019 and is being developed in through M/s Vikram Solar under EPC mode.

The project is a mix of 33MW Ground Mounted solar component and 23MW floating solar component being developed inside the existing NTPC Kawas Gas based power station.

As per the conditions on the CPSU Scheme, the project employs domestic (Indian) PV Modules & Cells (as per the Domestic Content Requirement (DCR) clause of Scheme) and receives VGF from MNRE.

Rated System Power

56MW

Annual Energy Yield

137 million unit

CO2 Saving Per Annum

118.0 metric tonnes