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MP Govt sets up 158 projects to generate power

By Religare

Madhya Pradesh Government has said that it is working at a quick pace to set up 158 projects to generate 6,700 MW power through windmills, media reported.

Commenting on the issue, a Public Relations Department Official told the media, "The state is working at a faster pace to set up 158 projects for generating 6,700 MW wind energy."

"At present, the state is generating 878 MW power through renewable energy sources," he added.


As per reports, besides generating power through windmill, 82 MW is being generated through biomass, another renewable energy source. In biomass, agriculture waste and non-useful grass is used to generate power.

The Official also added that presently, 16 projects based on biomass were generating 165 MW power.

Also, according to the MP Government, the Energy Development Corporation has implemented a new policy for attracting investment from private sector in this field.

Story first published: Tuesday, September 22, 2015, 12:20 [IST]
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