The Government of Uttar Pradesh has planned to make the state a hub of solar energy and has outlined 125 projects for this purpose.
These projects are set to be implemented with investment from private players. In the Uttar Pradesh Global Investors Summit 2023, the state attracted over Rs 40,000 lakh-worth of proposals. Amongst them, the solar projects had the biggest share.
In a post on Twitter, the Government of UP said that 125 projects are set to be implemented from investments of over Rs 1 lakh crore.
"Under the guidance of UP CM Mr Yogi Adityanath Ji, the process of implementing investment proposals received from various industrial houses during the Uttar Pradesh Global Investment Summit 2023 has picked up pace. At the summit, the investors showed most interest in the field of solar energy," said the Government of UP in a tweet in Hindi.
#UPCM श्री @myogiadityanath जी के मार्गदर्शन में उत्तर प्रदेश ग्लोबल इंवेस्टर्स समिट 2023 के माध्यम से प्रदेश को विभिन्न औद्योगिक समूहों की ओर से मिले निवेश प्रस्तावों को धरातल पर उतारने की तैयारियां तेज कर दी गई हैं। इसमें निवेशकों ने सबसे ज्यादा रुचि अक्षय ऊर्जा के क्षेत्र में… pic.twitter.com/atQgYkaHIN— Government of UP (@UPGovt) November 19, 2023
In the first phase of the implementation of solar energy-related investment proposals, four large solar projects would be set up in Bundelkhand and Eastern Uttar Pradesh with investment of around Rs 35,000 crore, according to a report shared by Government of UP on Twitter.
The report says these projects include: 1) Greenco Group's off-stream closed loop pump storage project in Sonbhadra that would produce 3.6 MW electricity 2) 1,000 Matatila Floring Solar Plant by Tucso in Lalitpur 3) Bundelkhand Solar Energy Limited's 1,200 MW solar power park in Jaunpur 3) ACMI Cleantech Solutions Private Limited's two off-stream closed loop pump storage projects in Prayagraj and Mirganj.