SJVN, an Indian state-run hydropower producer, is now moving forward with a 1 GW solar project in Bikaner district, in the Indian state of Rajasthan. The $661.61 million installation is scheduled to become operational by September 2024.
From pv magazine India
It said that the project will be commissioned in two parts. The first 250 MW section will become operational in March 2024. The remainder will go online by September 2024.
The state-run hydropower producer is now working several PV projects. It expects to commission 125 MW of solar in Uttar Pradesh (75 MW in Gurah district and 50 MW in Gujrai) by the end of December of this year.
The company said it aims to build 5 GW of pumped storage capacity in the next seven to eight years. It said it is now preparing pre-feasibility reports and will launch development if the projects are found to be viable.
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