West Bengal government approves 5 MW floating solar power plant in Sagardighi

The West Bengal cabinet has approved a 5 MW grid-connected floating solar project at Sagardighi Thermal Power Project (SgTPP) in Murshidabad. …

Reportedly, this floating solar plant with 5 MW capacity will be the largest of its kind in the country. Previously, there was one at Chittur near Tirupati that had a generation capacity of 4 MW. The state government will have to spend Rs 220 million for developing the plant. It will be able to provide electricity to more than 100,000 households after becoming fully operational.



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