The Greater Visakhapatnam Municipal Corporation (GVMC) is planning to set up a 15 MW floating solar power project with about Rs 100 crore on the Meghadrigedda reservoir.
Called the largest floating solar project in the country, takes the floating solar power capacity of the GVMC to 20 MW.
This apart, a 3 MW project is also being undertaken at the Meghadrigedda eservoir and a 2 MW solar project at Mudasarlova has already been launched.
According to GVMC commissioner M Hari Narayanan, the GVMC has given a special emphasis, over the last two years, to alternative energy projects to combat greenhouse gas emissions, reduce its collective dependence on fossil fuels and make Vishakapatnam an energy efficient city.
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