NTPC chairman and managing director , Gurdeep Singh last week inaugurated the 55 KWp Grid Connected Roof Top Solar plant at NTPC ER-II HQ Guest house in Bhubaneswar, in the august presence of Ramesh Babu V, Director(Operations),NTPC and Partha Mazumder, Regional Executive Director, NTPC (Eastern Region -II).

This 55 KWp solar plant installed on the roof and shed of the guest house building comprises of 101 solar panels installed in 8 strings.

The solar plant is expected to generate around 64,000 units of electricity per annum and at present shall meet 82% of the electric energy requirements of the guest house.

It is the step towards the “Net Zero Mission” for the guest house in Bhubaneswar.

The CMD congratulated ER-II HQ team led by RED(ER-II) for this initiative towards renewable electricity generation. He advised the team to explore for installation of more solar panels, with new structures over the roof, for enhancement of the generation capacity.

TP Central Odisha Distribution Limited (TPCODL), the distribution arm of Government of Odisha in that area of Bhubaneswar, has accorded the permission for Net Metering to NTPC for this Roof Top Solar on 15th. November 2023.