PM Modi to launch renewable energy projects worth Rs 9,300 crore in UP


PM Modi to launch renewable energy projects worth Rs 9,300 crore in UP

Even as the Uttar Pradesh government is eyeing to build renewable energy capacity of 10,700 mw in near future, Prime Minister Narendra Modi would lay the foundation of alternative energy projects in the state totalling Rs 9,300 crore on Friday.

Modi is visiting the industrial town of Kanpur on March 8 for the mega ‘ground breaking’ ceremony for about 300 projects worth Rs 65,000 crore across different sectors.

Talking to newspersons here today, UP alternative energy minister Brijesh Pathak said the state was fast transforming into a green energy province with proposals totalling 20,000 megawatt (mw) under consideration.

In fact, the government is also promoting roof top solar power installations to encourage households to generate captive solar energy for consumption. Read  More

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