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UP’s largest solar plant launched

PTI
Published : Mar 13, 2018, 2:12 am IST
Updated : Mar 13, 2018, 6:34 am IST

The Prime Minister and the French President pressed a button to energise the solar panels and dedicated the 75 MW facility to the people.

Prime Minister Narendra Modi and French President Emmanuel Macron. (Photo: PTI)
 Prime Minister Narendra Modi and French President Emmanuel Macron. (Photo: PTI)

Dadar Kalan (UP): Prime Minister Narendra Modi and French President Emmanuel Macron on Monday inaugurated Uttar Pradesh’s biggest solar power plant in Mirzapur district’s Chhanvey block.

The Prime Minister, Uttar Pradesh governor Ram Naik and chief minister Yogi Adityanath received the French President and his wife Brigitte at the airstrip here.

The Prime Minister and the French President pressed a button to energise the solar panels and dedicated the 75 MW facility to the people.

Built at a cost of around Rs 500 crore by French firm ENGIE, the 75 MW solar plant has come up at Dadar Kalan village on the hilly terrain of the Vindhyas range. Some 1,18,600 solar panels have been set up in over 380 acres.

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