PM inaugurates & lays foundation stone for solar projects in Tamil Nadu

The Prime Minister has dedicated to the nation 709 MW solar power projects developed by NLC India in Tamil Nadu and laid the foundation stone for design, supply, installation and commissioning of a 5 MW grid-connected ground-based solar power plant at V.O. Chidambaranar Port.

The 709 MW projects were completed in 2019 and assigned to it by state utility Tamil Nadu Generation and Distribution Corporation Limited (TANGEDCO). The cost of this project is over Rs 30 billion. The 5 MW solar power plant is being developed by U Solar after it emerged successful in the tender bidding conducted by the Solar Energy Corporation of India (SECI).