MNRE has sanctioned 4 MW Solar Rooftop project on the non-residential Govt. buildings in twin city of Cuttack-Bhubaneswar through PPP mode. 199 nos. of buildings have been identified (126 in Bhubaneswar and 73 in Cuttack) for taking up Roof Top installations.
LOA has been placed on 09.06.2016 with M/s AZURE Power Ltd. for a project cost of Rs. 8 Crore per MW and levellised tariff of Rs. 5.69/kWh for 25 years. The Project Implementation Agreement (PIA) has been signed on 30.07.2016. The project is scheduled to be completed in 3 phases of 0.2 MW (by Dec. 2016), 0.8 MW (by Mar. 2016) and remaining 3 MW (by Sep. 2017).
Besides above, GEDCOL is contemplating to replicate the Bhubaneswar-Cuttack Rooftop project to other cities in the State. To start with Sambalpur, Burla, Hirakud, Rourkela, Puri, Khurda, Berhampur, Chhattrapur, Jeypore, Koraput, Sunabeda, Balasore, Bhadrak and Baripada towns will be taken up. GEDCOL is also looking forward to extend the Scheme to the Central Govt. buildings and State Govt. Residential Quarters in Bhubaneswar & Cuttack. The total Rooftop Project capacity is expected to be around 10 MW.
Green Energy Development Corporation Of Odisha Ltd. OHPC Corporate Office, OSPH&W Corporation Building. Janpath, Bhoinagar, Bhubaneswar-751022.