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.

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