Assam government clears 7 RE projects

In a Cabinet meeting, the state government of Assam has given clearence to seven renewable energy projects to be implemented in different districts.

The projects approved in the meeting are 70-MW Sonbeel floating solar power project, 100-MW Tezpur Agrivoltaic project, 40-MW Golaghat floating solar power project, 200-MW Margherita solar power project, 50-MW Lower Kopili Agrivoltaic project, 60-MW Chandrapur PSP and solar power project, and 100-MW Batadrava Agrivoltaic project. These projects will be funded in debt-equity ratio of 80:20 without any liability on the state government. Another 70 MW solar power plant at Khudigaon Part-II under Bilasipara revenue circle in Dhubri district has been granted approval. The power from the same will be sold to Assam Power Distribution Company Limited (APDCL) and the plant will be developed on build, own and operate basis by solar power generator.