New Delhi: Prime Minister Narendra Modi will tomorrow dedicate to the nation a 750 MW solar project at Madhya Pradesh Rewa, and Delhi Metro will be one of its institutional customer outside the state, the Prime Minister’s Office said. The project comprises three solar generating units of 250 MW each located on a 500 hectare plot inside a solar park. “This project will reduce carbon emission equivalent to approximately 15 lakh tonne of CO2 per year,” according to a PMO statement.
Prime Minister Modi will dedicate the solar project to the nation via video conference. It is the first renewable energy project to supply to institutional customers outside the state, including Delhi Metro, which will get 24 per cent of energy from the project. The remaining 76 per cent is being supplied to the state distribution companies of Madhya Pradesh.(PTI)