Non conventional energy
Status: Planning Stage
Promoter: Rashtriya Ispat Nigam
Project: Solar photovoltaic grid connected power project
Location: Visakhapatnam Steel Plant, Andhra Pradesh
Current Status: Expression of Interest invited for setting up of floating/fixed solar PV-based grid connected power plant on Build, Own and Operate (BOO)/ Build, Own, Operate & Transfer (BOOT) on Kanithi Balancing Reservoir (KBR) at Visakhapatnam Steel Plant. According to media reports, at the Visakhapatnam steel plant, the company is expanding the capacity of the unit from the existing 5.2 million TPA to 10 million TPA. The company is investing Rs. 198 billion in the project. In March 2014, the company had invited EoIs for prospective joint venture partners for installation of a seamless tube mill for the steel plant project.