3200 MW solar projects to be set up in Maharashtra in next two years

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Solar projects with 3200 mw capacity will be set up in Maharashtra in the next two years, power minister Chandrashekhar Bawankule said Wednesday.

He said the chief engineer in each of the 16 zones of Mahavitaran, the state-run power distribution company, has been directed to ensure setting up of 200 mw solar projects (total 3,200 mw) in his/her jurisdiction in the next two years.

All private and government water, irrigation projects, government buildings, including those of gram panchayats, will be powered using solar energy, he said.

Source: PTI