Bihar plans 3,000 MW solar power plant

The State government of Bihar has decided to set up a nuclear plant of around 3,000 MW capacity at Rajauli in Nawada district.

Quoting Industries Minister Jai Kumar Singh, a PTI report said, “We have embarked on the growth path. We want to be self-reliant in the power sector. Apart from the other sources of energy, we have also planned to set up nearly 3,000 MW of nuclear capacity in Bihar.”

Singh said this while speaking on the sidelines of the Bihar Investors’ Roadshow organised in Mumbai along with the top industry body CII.

He said the government has already finalised the location and it will need 3,000 acres of land to set up the project which will have four units of around 700 MW each.

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