Tamil Nadu state of India’s Generation and Distribution Corporation (Tangedco) is planning to install solar power plants of 20,000 MW capacity at an cost of Rs 70,000 crore by 2030.
Tamil Nadu Power Department is expecting to complete the construction of a 1000 MW power plant by the end of the year. Tangedco has put a deadline of 2030 to complete the 20,000 MW project.
In Tamil Nadu, the total installed power capacity is 37,500 MW, of which 15,250 MW is procured through renewable sources of energy, the corporation official said.
This will be a big boost to the Solar, Renewable power push by India to reach its goal of a major portion of its power needs using renewables.