SJVN Limited, a joint venture between the Government of India and the Government of Himachal Pradesh, has announced plans to construct a 700 megawatt (MW) solar power plant in Kanpur, Uttar Pradesh. The project is expected to provide clean, renewable energy to the region and help reduce India’s carbon footprint.
According to sources, the new solar power plant will cover approximately 2,000 acres of land and is expected to generate over 1,000 million units of electricity annually. This will be sufficient to meet the energy needs of over 500,000 households and help reduce the dependence on fossil fuels.
The project is expected to create numerous job opportunities in the region, both during construction and operation. In addition, it is expected to promote the growth of local businesses, as suppliers and contractors will be required to support the project.
SJVN Limited has a strong track record of developing and operating large-scale energy projects in India, and is committed to playing a key role in helping India achieve its renewable energy goals. The company is focused on providing reliable, cost-effective and sustainable energy solutions to meet the growing demand for electricity in the country.
This new solar power plant is expected to be completed within the next two years and will contribute significantly to the growth of India’s renewable energy sector. The project is also in line with the government’s goal of achieving 175 GW of renewable energy capacity by 2022.
The project is a major step forward for SJVN Limited, and underscores the company’s commitment to sustainability, economic growth, and energy independence in India.