India will soon call bids to set up a 25,000 mega watt (MW) solar power project in the Ladakh region as part of efforts to make the economy greener, Union power minister R.K. Singh said.
Speaking at a meeting of policy makers and business leaders to work together on finding sustainable development solutions organised by federal policy think tank Niti Aayog here, the minister said the high-altitude Himalayan region has a huge potential for solar power generation. Power from the project will be delivered to Una in Himachal Pradesh, the minister said.
India on Wednesday took a decisive step towards accelerating investments into the green economy with Niti Aayog roping in industrial houses to find technology and business opportunities that will serve India’s rapid urbanisation. Read More
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