SJVN’s 50MW Solar Plant to Come Up In Sontipur

  • Chief Minister of Assam, Dr. Himanta Biswa Sarma, performed the Bhumi Pujan ceremony for the 50 MW Solar Project in Sonitpur, Assam. 
  • The project is being developed in Sitalmari village, Barsola Block under the Dhekiajuli Revenue Sector in Sonitpur district. 
  • The estimated cost of the project is Rs. 291 crores. 
  • The project is expected to generate 101 million units of green energy in the first year and 2,319 million units over 25 years. 
  • The energy generated will be supplied to Assam Power Development Corporation Limited at Rs. 3.92 per unit. 
  • SJVN Green Energy Limited is developing three solar projects in Assam, totaling a total power capacity of 320 MW. 
  • SJVN Limited, a Mini Ratna- Category-I and Schedule – ’A’ Central Public Sector Enterprise, aims to achieve a Shared Vision of 25,000 MW installed capacity by 2030 and 50,000 MW installed capacity by 2040.
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