Hindustan Power commissions 50 MW solar plant in Punjab
Hindustan Power’s clean energy arm has commissioned its second solar power plant of 50 MW capacity in Punjab at an investment of Rs 325 crores.
“The high degree of solar insolation in the state is enabling a generation of 2,20,000 units of clean energy per day,” Hindustan Power said in a statement.
According to the statement, the commissioning of the 50 MW solar plant increases the cumulative solar capacity of the company in Punjab to 80 (rpt) 80 MWs.
Situated in the cotton farming region of Punjab, the solar plant is part of the drive to promote clean energy and turn farmers into green energy entrepreneurs, it said.
The project was awarded by the Punjab Energy Development Agency on Bidding Route and the PPA has been signed with Punjab State Power Corporation Limited (PSPCL), it added.