Delhi Metro to get power from 750 MW Rewa Ultra Mega Solar Project

Twenty four per cent of power from te 750 MW, ₹4000 crore Rewa Ultra Mega Solar Project in Madhya Pradesh will be supplied to Delhi Metro during the power project lifetime.

Madhya Pradesh Chief Minister Shivraj Singh Chouhan, who laid foundation stone for the project, said, “The 750 MW Rewa Solar Park is one of the largest solar parks in the world. The project busted the myth that solar power is expensive by achieving record low tariff of Rs 2.97 through competitive bidding.”

Union Minister of Power and New and Renewable Energy RK Singh said the government of Madhya Pradesh through its commitment can fulfill target of 5000 MW of renewable capacity in coming few years.

It is expected that the project would benefit the State utility by Rs 2086 crore and Rs 1220 crore to Delhi Metro in entire span of project life. The Model of Rewa Ultra Mega Solar Power Project has been included in PM’s Book of Innovation 2017 and awarded World Bank Group’s President award for Innovation and Excellence.

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