The Gujarat government is planing to start projects to store solar energy produced during the day and use it at night time, energy minister Saurabh Patel said Tuesday.
He told this to a delegation from Colorado, a western US state, which is visiting Gujarat. Patel said the state is planning to have four to five solar parks with an installed capacity of 5,000 MW, of which the state has already invited “expression of interest” for installations for 1000 MW solar power.
“Gujarat is an ideal place for solar energy as it has a wide track of unproductive land available with it,” Patel told the delegation which consisted of representatives from the energy sector of Colorado. Read More
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