Maharashtra to take joint venture route for solar push


Maharashtra to take joint venture route for solar push

Maharashtra State Power Generation Company Limited (MahaGenco) is looking at public-private partnership (PPP) and joint venture routes to undertake works for adding 2,500 megawatt (mw) grid-connected solar energy capacity in three years.

The state power generation utility already has 180 mw of installed capacity in grid-connected solar power.

The new and renewable energy policy approved by the state government aims at creating 14,400 mw of fresh grid-connected installed capacity in the sector by 2020. This includes 7,500 mw from solar energy, of which the MahaGenco will undertake works on 2,500 mw. The Maharashtra Energy Development Agency (Meda) will contribute the rest. Read More…

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