The National Hydroelectric Power Corporation (NHPC) is planning to develop techno-commercially viable solar power projects in the State of Telangana.
AK Singh, Chairman and Managing Director of NHPC led a series of meetings of high level officials from the power corporation with senior officials of the Energy Department including Ajay Misra, Special Chief Secretary (Energy) and executives of power utilities of Telangana on March 15 and 16.
During the meeting, the NHPC team discussed with the government functionaries on the possibilities of support in the renewable energy sector in Telangana. N Janaiah, Vice Chairman and Managing Director of Telangana State Renewable Energy Development Corporation (TSREDCO); G Prasad, General Manager; and Ramakrishna Project Director also met the NHPC officials to discuss on development of floating solar power plant, ground-mounted and canal-top solar projects to be carried in association with TSREDCO.
D Prabhakar Rao, Chairman and Managing Director of TS-Transco and TS-Genco also attended a meeting on Wednesday, March 18. Janardhan Choudhary, Technical Director of NHPC also participated in the meetings.
As per a press release by the NHPC, Singh complimented commendable efforts of TS-Transco in bringing a paradigm shift in the energy sector within a short span of time. He conveyed the capabilities of NHPC in constructing hydro-power projects even in the most remot corners in the country