The Union Territory of Ladakh has got the largest solar power project setup under the Centre’s ‘Make In India’ initiative at Leh IAF station to provide sustainable energy alternative to fossil fuel and traditional methods of energy generation.
The project namely ‘Provision of Solar Photo Voltaic Powerplant 1.5 MW’ has been completed within 12 months well before the completion deadline of March 31, 2021, a defense spokesman said.
It is the largest installed solar project till date out of the target of 300 MW in three phases for defense sectors and 14 MW for Leh-Ladakh region as set by the Union Ministry of New and Renewable Energy.
The project worth ₹122 crore was recently inaugurated by Air Marshal V R Chaudhari, Commander-in-chief, Western Air Command, he added.
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