Government forms panel to set up renewable projects at Kandla

Government forms panel to set up renewable projects at Kandla

The ministry of shipping has constituted a panel to explore setting up of 200 MW solar and wind energy project on the land located at Kandla port, Union minister of shipping, road, highways and transport Nitin Gadkari said on Tuesday. “Kandla port has 1.5 lakh acres of land which is low cost and economically viable for all ports to invest in solar and wind projects and then wheel energy through the national grid. The cost of solar energy per unit has dropped to Rs 2.63 per unit and capital cost of wind energy too has dropped, which will help all ports cumulatively save Rs 600-700 crore annually,” Gadkari said at the conclave on Green Ports & Oil Spill Management – 2017 held in Mumbai. Read More…

 

 

 

Credit By: Indian Express

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