Gujarat drops 4,000-Mw coal power project


Gujarat drops 4,000-Mw coal power project

Kamlesh Pednekar The government of Gujarat has dropped  a proposal for setting up a 4,000-Megawatt (Mw) coal-based ultra mega power project (UMPP). The current government under Vijay Rupani says there is surplus generation capacity and, instead of adding thermal power, wishes to focus for now on renewable power. The Gujarat State Electricity Corporation was to handle the UMPP. Close to Rs 20,000-crore investment was required. Gujarat had housed the country’s first UMPP. Read More…

 

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