Goa is a well-known tourist destination in India, mostly popular for its bright sunny beaches. Due to the huge volume of tourist inflow, the demand for proper power supply in this state is at a constant high. Despite its favourable weather conditions and the obvious demand round the year, Goa isn’t particularly popular for harnessing solar energy to fulfil its power requirements. As of FY 2016/2017, the overall installed solar capacity in the state was 0.05 MW.
The state government though is ambitious in this matter and has set a target of achieving an installed capacity of 150 MW by 2022. The State Electricity Department is working in collaboration with other local bodies to realize this tumultuous task. Read More
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