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Construction : Project Update | October 2016 | Source : Infrastructure Today

HPPL firms to set up 31.5 MW Punjab solar plant

Hindustan Power Project Ltd (HPPL) subsidiaries Bhanu Energy Infrastructure and Power Ltd & Bhanu Energy Industrial Development Ltd have set up the country´s largest single-location solar power plant of 31.5 MW at Mirpur Lalan village in Mansa district of Punjab, reports the Economic Times. ´HPPL is also set to commission another 50 MW project in Punjab in December this year,´ an executive of HPPL told ET, adding that the Mansa project was commissioned in May this year. The plant, built with an investment of Rs.200 crore, will be dedicated to the state by the Deputy Chief Minister, Sukhbir Singh Badal. Majithia said the state is on the path of becoming the country´s leading solar power producer. In a span of three-four years and an investment of `8,000 crore, solar power generation in the state has touched 1,080 MW from just 9 MW at the beginning of the period.
 
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