Mahagenco, which had decided to set up a floating solar plant at Irai dam is now having second thoughts about it. According to Mahagenco officials, there are several reasons for it.
“We are already setting two solar plants in Chandrapur district having total capacity of 245MW. New solar plants should therefore be set up in other districts,” said a genco official.
“Another problem with Irai dam is that a power evacuation system some 10 to 15 kilometres long will have to be set up to transmit the reservoir power to the grid,” he said. Read more