Damodar Valley to replicate Gujarat’s canal-top solar plant
May 23, 2012 Author: admin
- In a rare compliment from a UPA Minister for the BJP government in Gujarat, New and Renewable Energy Minister Farooq Abdullah on Monday said the solar power plant atop a water canal in the state has shown the nation the way and it will be replicated by Damodar Valley Corporation.
- Abdullah said DVC has over 2000 km of canal network on which it wants to mount solar panels that can generated up to 1,000 MW electricity.
- He said over 979 MW of solar power capacity has been set up in the country, of which 654.8 MW is in Gujarat.