Floating solar project at Omkareshwar to begin power generation by 2022-23

According to Madhya Pradesh state government, the world’s largest floating 600 MW solar energy project being constructed at Omkareshwar dam on Narmada river in Khandwa district of Madhya Pradesh is likely to begin power generation by 2022-23.  …

The estimated investment in this project stands at Rs 30 billion. The International Finance Corporation, World Bank and Power Grid have granted in-principle consent for providing aid for the project development. The primary feasibility study of the project has been completed in collaboration with the World Bank. The tender for study of environmental and social impact of the project area is also being issued.  Madhya Pradesh Power Management Company has agreed to purchase 400 MW power from the project.


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