Three mega solar plants to come up in Karnataka


Three mega solar plants to come up in Karnataka

Karrnataka has set the ball rolling for seKarnataka has set the ball rolling for setting up three “ultra mega renewable energy power parks” in Bidar, Gadag and Koppal. While the ambitious project of the Narendra Modi administration will use the state’s land, the energy will be transmitted to other states.

It will be rolled out in coordination with Solar Energy Corporation of India (SECI) at the national level and the Karnataka Renewable Energy Development Ltd (KREDL). For this purpose, KREDL is seeking to aggregate a total of 37,500 acres of land in these districts.

According to an official notification from KREDL, the renewable energy parks will have a capacity of 2,500 MW each and will require 12,500 acres in each of the three districts.

Highly placed sources in the energy department said the park would be developed on the Inter-State Transmission System (ISTS) model. For this, KREDL is acting as the land aggregator. Read More

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