Solar Park to come up in Guntur -

NTPC is planning to set up a 300 MW solar park in Guntur district of Andhra Pradesh through competitive bidding so that solar energy received by the state will at low tariff. Also, NTPC has expressed interest to set up a 250 MW solar plant near Guntur. 

Above all, the government of Andhrapradesh has requested NTPC to speed up the work on the proposed 4,000 MW plant at Pudimadaka, in Visakhapatnam district. For this reason the state government has directed the Industries department to finalise a suitable site within 15 days so that NTPC can go ahead with setting up of the project and also they have been asked to build up 15-day coal stock at its thermal plant at Simhadri, in Visakhapatnam.