SJVN, HSL sign MoU for solar project

  • HT Correspondent, Hindustan Times, Shimla
  • Updated: Dec 30, 2014 18:48 IST

Satluj Jal Vidyut Nigam (SJVN) has signed a memorandum of understanding (MoU) with Hindustan Salt Limited (HSL) to conceptualise, structure, implement, operate and maintain the Ultra Mega Hybrid Renewable Energy (solar and wind) Park at Salt Pan Land in Kharaghoda, Gujarat.

This proposed park will be developed on the surplus Salt Pan Land of Hindustan Salt Limited which has the generation capacity of 4000 MW to 5000 MW (solar power between 3500 and 4200 MW and wind power between 600 and 800 MW) when fully commissioned.

At the initial stage, SJVN will develop all the infrastructure facilities like roads, drainage system, power supply, water supply system, evacuation arrangement from the plot to evacuation sub-station.
The MoU was signed by SJVN CMD RP Singh and HSL CMD AK Jain at SJVN's coordination office in Delhi on Tuesday. RP Singh said that SJVN was already in process of setting up of a 5 MW solar project in Charnka Solar Park at Gujarat. The project shall be established in an area of 1,00,033 square metres allotted by M/s Gujarat Power Development Corporation Limited.

On commissioning, the project will generate 8.10 million units of clean and green solar energy.

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