World’s First Canal Solar Plant in Gujarat

The #Canal #Solar #Power Project is a project launched in #Gujarat, India, to use the 19,000-kilometer-long network of #Narmada #canals across the state for setting up solar panels to generate electricity. It was the first ever such project in India. This project has been commissioned by #SunEdison India. The pilot project will generate 1 MW of clean energy per annum and also prevent evaporation of 9 million liters of water annually from the canal. The project virtually eliminates the requirement to acquire vast tracts of land and limits evaporation of water from the 750 meter long canals. The engineering, procurement and construction contract […]

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