Centre plans 25 gigawatt solar power park in Ladakh


Centre plans 25 gigawatt solar power park in Ladakh

The government of India has once again floated the idea of setting up a large solar power project in the Ladakh region.
The region receives the highest solar radiation per unit area in India.

The Minister for New & Renewable Energy and Power, RK Singh, recently said at an event that the central government will issue a single tender to set up a 25 gigawatt solar power park in the Ladakh district of Jammu & Kashmir.

The project will deliver power to a transmission point in the neighboring state of Himachal Pradesh for further dispensation. If implemented, the solar power park will be India’s largest. The current largest solar power park planned and approved by the Indian government is the five gigawatt Dholera solar power park in Gujarat. Read More

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