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Home > News > Tamil Nadu Eyes 1 000 Mw In Five Years To Set Up Solar Parks

Tamil Nadu eyes 1,000 MW in five years, to set up solar parks

Sumantra Das




May. 04, 2012, 10:27 AM

Tamil Nadu government on Thursday proposed to set up solar powered parks with the aim of generating 1,000 MW in the next five years in the public-private participation (PPP) mode, agency reported.   

Industries Minister P Thangamani told the state assembly that initially Rs 1,000 crore would be invested in southern parts of the state over 500 acres to produce 100 MW. Replying to the grants for his department for 2012-13, the minister said the Tamil Nadu Industries Development Corporation (TIDCO) will set up such solar parks.

Thangamani recalled that Chief Minister Jayalalithaa had mentioned in her 'vision 2023' document the intention to produce 11000 MW of solar power in the next 11 years, the report said.

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