Railways eyes Rewa-type solar plant with MP

Railways eyes Rewa-type solar plant with MP

The Rewa Ultra Mega Solar (RUMS) park could turn out to be a game-changer in renewable energy in India. Soon after bids were cleared for the 750MW project, the railways approached the MP government to set up a Rewa-type solar plant, and even Coal India and oil firms are eyeing green energy, Manu Shrivastav, the principal secretary for new and renewable energy, told TOI on Wednesday.

“After the Delhi Metro, Indian Railways is in talks with MP Government for setting up a solar power station on the lines of RUMS project. The plant may be of 700-800 MW capacity and is likely to be developed in Shajapur district of MP,” he said, adding: “Everything will be similar to Rewa project, only that Delhi Metro will be replaced by railways. Discussions are on and it’s likely to be finalized.”  Read More…


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