Lucknow: Giving a boost to the renewable energy sector in the state, the Uttar Pradesh government is all set to get over 1050 MW of solar energy by the end of this year, Power Minister Shrikant Sharma said here on Sunday.
Talking to the media persons, the minister said that under the solar power energy policy the Uttar Pradesh is set to get 1122 MW of solar energy of which 1050 MW of energy would be made available by November this year and for this the solar power plants have entered into an
agreement with the Uttar Pradesh Power Corporation Limited (UPPCL).
“The UPPCL has entered into an agreement with the solar units under open access or third party agreement. We are moving ahead in this direction confidently and would be able to generate enough solar power that will ease pressure on the conventional methods of generating
electricity,” he said