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State-run NTPC Ltd is to set up India’s largest solar park at Rann of Kutch in Gujarat.
- This solar park will have the capacity of 4.75 gigawatt (GW).
- It will be set up in Rann of Kutch in Gujarat from where NTPC will also generate green hydrogen on commercial scale.
- NTPC Renewable Energy Ltd got the go-ahead from ministry of new and renewable energy (MNRE) for this project under “ultra-mega renewable energy power parks (UMREPP) scheme”.
- NTPC Renewable Energy Ltd has also signed pact with Union territory of Ladakh to set up green hydrogen mobility project in region.