CM inaugurates 25 MW wind farm near Jasdan in Rajkot
State government aims at sustainable development that will benefit both the present and future generations: CM
State government desires to maximize the usage of
all means of non-conventional energy sources: CM
Wind power project of Renew Power group
ChiefMinisterNarendra Modiinaugurated 25 MW windfarmof aprivatefirmnear Jasdan inRajkotdistricttoday. The wind farm has beensetup byRenewPowergroupandwillgenerate25 MW of power using 12 wind mills.
Speaking on theoccasiontheChiefMinistersaidthestategovernmentdesirestomaximizethe usage of all themeansof non-conventionalenergysources forpowergeneration.
State’s windpowergenerationcapacityhasincreasedto3000 MWfrommere 51 MW in 2002. Thestategovernmenthas alsoplannedto exploit the ample of sunenergywhich isavailableinGujarat. The state’sprojectof generatingsolarpower byinstalling solar panels onNarmadacanals hasshown awayto the world, he said.
ChiefMinistersaidthat thestategovernment’svisionis of sustainabledevelopmentthatwillbenefitnot only thepresentbut the future generations also.Gujarataims at an eco-friendly development, he said.
Suzlon group’schairmanTulsi Tantisaidthat out of hisexperiencein 32 countries hecansay thatGujaratis unparalleled in attracting theinvestorsdueto the policies of thepresentstategovernment. Due to its geographical position,Gujaratis aheadof other states in wind andsolarpowergeneration. Those who invest inGujaratin powersectorstart getting profits earlier compare to the other states.
Giving details of theproject, Sumit Sinha,chairmanof thecompanysaidthat the projectwillgenerate5,29,89,480unitof green power. The company aims at installing 400 MW of operating capacity.
FormerMP Vijay Rupani, MLA Bharat Bodhra,DistrictBJPPresidentLaljibhai Savaliya, Jyantibhai Dhol, DistrictCollectorDr.Rajendrakumar andindustryleaders were alsopresenton the occasion..
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