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Mizoram to set up 20 MW solar park

The project will be implemented by the state power and electricity department and Zoram Energy Development Agency (ZEDA).

July 17, 2017 / 06:52 PM IST
A man walks next to solar panels (bottom L) at a soon-to-be completed solucar solar park at Sanlucar La Mayor, near Seville, February 13, 2008. The first of two solar thermal power plants uses mirrors to concentrate the sun's rays onto the top of a 100 metre (300 foot) tower where it produces steam to drive a turbine. The lines in the photograph are due to reflections on the solar panels. REUTERS/Marcelo del Pozo (SPAIN) - RTR1X1BR

A man walks next to solar panels (bottom L) at a soon-to-be completed solucar solar park at Sanlucar La Mayor, near Seville, February 13, 2008. The first of two solar thermal power plants uses mirrors to concentrate the sun's rays onto the top of a 100 metre (300 foot) tower where it produces steam to drive a turbine. The lines in the photograph are due to reflections on the solar panels. REUTERS/Marcelo del Pozo (SPAIN) - RTR1X1BR

Mizoram's Solar Power Project Approval Committee (SPPAC) has approved the proposal for setting up of a 20 MW solar park today.

The project will be implemented by the state power and electricity department and Zoram Energy Development Agency (ZEDA), an official statement said.

A meeting chaired by Secretary for Power and Electricity H Lalengmawia discussed wide ranging issues concerning the generation of power through solar energy, it said.

The Solar Power Policy of Mizoram, 2017 envisaged all government office buildings should harness solar energy in their building premises, the statement said adding, the committee decided to convene a meeting of all heads of departments to ensure implementation of the policy.
first published: Jul 17, 2017 06:51 pm
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