Maharashtra State Electricity Board to purchase 1000 MW solar power in 2018

In a move to boost solar energy production in Maharashtra, the Maharashtra State Electricity Board (MSEB), aka Mahavirtan, the power transmission company of the state government, is planning to purchase 1000 MW solar power this year.

Bids to purchase 1000 MW solar power have been invited at Rs 3 per unit, an Energy department official told PTI over the weekend.

As compared to solar power, thermal power is sold at Rs 5 per unit, he said.

"Currently, the generation of solar power is very minimum compared to traditional energy. This year, the government...

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By: DNA India - 6 days ago

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