Implementation of Scheme for setting up over 300 MW of Grid-Connected & Off-grid Solar PV Power Projects by Defence Establishments under Ministry of Defence and Para Military Forces (under MHA) with Viability Gap Funding (VGF) under Phase-II/III of JNNSM during 2014-15 and onwards

Applicability: The capacity  of 300 MW of Grid-Connected  and off-Grid  Solar PV power projects,   will  be  set  up  in  various  Establishments  of  Ministry  of  Defence  i.e Establishments of Army,  Navy, Air Force, Ordnance Factory  Board,  Defence Laboratories and Defence PSUs etc.  Para Military Forces coming under the Ministry of Home Affairs are also covered under this scheme. The project capacity shall be at least 1 MW and the maximum capacity of the Project shall be up to 20 MW.

Implementation method: The aforesaid Establishments  of Ministry of Defence and the Para Military Forces would identify locations for developing  solar projects, anywhere in the country  including  border  areas  from  time to time,  during  the period  from  2014-15  to 2018-19.

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300 MW Solar Power Off Grid administrative-approval-on-Defence

About Ritesh Pothan

Ritesh Pothan, is an accomplished speaker and visionary in the Solar Energy space in India. Ritesh is from an Engineering Background with a Master’s Degree in Technology and had spent more than a decade as the Infrastructure Head for a public limited company with the last 9 years dedicated to Solar and Renewable Energy. He also runs the 2 largest India focused renewable energy groups on LinkedIn - Solar - India and Renewables - India
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