Coal India will set up 1,000 Megawatt solar power generation capacity: Piyush Goyal

Coal India will set up 1,000 Megawatt solar power generation capacity: Piyush Goyal

New Delhi: Power, coal, mines and renewable energy minister Piyush Goyal has announced that state-owned miner Coal India Ltd (CIL) will set up 1,000 Megawatt (Mw) solar power generation capacity in a bid to reduce its carbon footprint.

“Power PSUs are working on switching to renewable energy sources for generation of power. Coal India is also working to set up 1 GW of solar power generation. We will continue to work towards achieving 10 GW of renewable power capacity addition,” Goyal said here during a press briefing on Monday.

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Credits : The Economic Times

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