The 140 MW Solar project also includes a 33/132 KV switchyard. The expected energy yield of this project in Uttar Pradesh is 319 million units and is expected to power 1,45,662 houses per year.
With this, Tata Power's renewable capacity will increase to 4,032 MW of which 2,667 MW is operational and 1,365 MW under implementation (including 110 MW won under this letter of award).
The solar power project in the state hold promise as many companies have shown interest in setting up projects. Under the UP solar energy policy, Yogi govt is eyeing private investment of Rs 50 billion over next 2-3 years.
Gujarat government, under its Atmanirbhar Gujarat Package, has provided subsidy worth Rs.190 crores to 65,000 beneficiaries under ‘Surya Gujarat Yojana.’