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NTPC GE Power Services Limited (NGSL), a 50/50 JV between NTPC & GE Power India Limited, has signed a Memorandum of Engagement (MoE) with The Lake Region Economic Bloc (LREB), Kenya & Procorp Enertech Private Limited to work towards the development of Ground Mounted & Floating Solar PV Projects in The Lake Region of Kenya.
The MoE envisages also extending support to adoption of affordable housing, efficient lighting and development of mini-grid options. It will also help build the capacity of Kenyan professionals in the power sector.
The MOE was signed by a high-ranking delegation of 20 members from The Lake Region Economic Bloc, Kenya. During the visit, a tripartite MoE between NGSL and LREB as well as Procorp Enertech Private Limited was signed (PEPL).
In the presence of governors and other senior delegates from Kenya’s LREB, the MoE was signed in by Shri Sanjeev, MD, NGSL and Victor Joash Oginga Nyagaya CEO, LREB and Dr. Raju Singh Gannavarapu, PEPL.
Shri Ujwal Kanti Bhattacharya was Director (Projects), NTPC, and Chairman, NGSL. Shri Prashant Jain MD, GE Power India Limited, (GEPIL), and Shri NM Gupta Head (International Business), NTPC, were also present at the MoE signing ceremony.
High-ranking Kenyan officials also visited the 100 MW floating PV plant at NTPC Ramagundam in India, India’s largest solar plant. They also visited the 250 MW NTPC Ananthapuram Ground Mounted Solar PV plant in Andhra Pradesh. LREB had previously signed a Memorandum of Understanding with NGSL, PEPL in order to explore opportunities for business in Kenya and other African nations.