1000 MW Solar Power To be Purchased by Maharashtra in 2018

The solar power age in Maharashtra is just 1,000 MW out of which 300 MW is delivered by MahaGenco (Maharashtra State Electricity Board Co Limited).

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In a move to support solar energy generation in Maharashtra, Mahavitaran, the power transmission organization of the state government, is intending to buy 1000 MW solar power this year. Offers to buy 1000 MW solar power have been welcomed at Rs 3 for each unit, an Energy office official told PTI throughout the end of the week.

When contrasted with solar power, thermal power is sold at Rs 5 for each unit, he said. “As of now, the age of sunlight based power is extremely least contrasted with customary energy. This year, the administration is wanting to support solar power generation,” the authority included.

Conditions of Rajasthan, Telangana, Tamil Nadu and Andhra Pradesh are in front of Maharashtra in the age of solar power, the authority included. At the show, the solar power age in Maharashtra is just 1,000 MW out of which 300 MW is delivered by MahaGenco (Maharashtra State Electricity Board Co Limited). Under the Chief Minister’s Solar Agri Feeder program, solar power pumps with the limit of 7000 MW will be set up for the horticulture reason.

At present, such farming pump sets having 5500 MW limit have been set up. “This year, the legislature is intending to set up drifting solar panels on water supplies to create solar energy, the authority stated, including that the skimming sun based board on Ujni dam in Solapur locale will be the primary such solar power generation conspire in the state. He said worldwide tenders for the undertaking would be welcomed soon.

At present, 2,000 solar power—based agriculture pump sets to put in operation. Primarily, the target is to provide 10,000 such pump sets to farmers.

Water protection office has set the objective of 1000 MW solar energy from the Ujni dam.

Source: PTI

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