2018-08-10
Power Minister: Govt considering 25 GW single bid for storage- linked solar project in Ladakh

The Centre is in the process of coming out with a single bid for setting up a storage linked solar power project in Ladakh.

“Ladakh has the highest potential, of about 35,000 MW, for solar power in India. So we are talking about coming out with one bid of 25,000 MW with storage,” said Minister of State (Independent Charge) for Power and Renewable Energy, R K Singh.

Singh was speaking at a NITI Aayog conference on government and business partnership on fast tracks for the 2030 agenda: Water, Energy and Green Industry.

Singh said that the power generated from this project will be delivered at Nagpur.

Source- Hindu Business Line