Renewable future: Gujarat govt to set up 100 MW solar power project atop Narmada canal


Renewable future: Gujarat govt to set up 100 MW solar power project atop Narmada canal

The Gujarat government-owned Sardar Sarovar Narmada Nigam (SSNNL) will set up a 100 MW canal-top solar power generation project atop the branch canals of river Narmada at an estimated cost of Rs 100 crore.

SSNNL, which was formed for the construction of India’s third-highest concrete dam, Sardar Sarovar Dam, as well as to develop infrastructure for a mammoth canal network across Gujarat, has approached the Union ministry of new and renewable energy (MNRE) for its approval on the canal-top solar project.

Confirming the development, sources in SSNNL said four locations in central Gujarat have already been identified to install solar panels atop Narmada branch canal. Read More

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