Ferro-alloys.com：India’s Minister of New Energy and Renewable Energy, Singh, recently stated that India’s plans to build a 600-megawatt floating solar complex in Madhya Pradesh is expected to be put into operation from 2022 to 2023.
The facility will be installed on the Omkareshwar dam on the Narmada River in the Gandwa region, with a total investment of approximately US$409 million.
Singh added that Madhya Pradesh Power Management Company will purchase 400 MW of the system’s power generation.
The main feasibility study of the solar facility has been completed in cooperation with the World Bank, and the World Bank, the International Finance Corporation and the Power Grid Corporation have agreed to provide funding for the project.
The survey of the transmission system route for connecting power generation equipment to the Khandwa substation will begin in January. The local government also bids for the environmental and social impacts of the research project area.