Coal India to set up 1,190 MW solar power plant in Rajasthan 

The solar plant will be set up in a 2,000-MW solar park being developed by RVUNL in Poogal, Bikaner.

Published: 13th October 2022 04:49 PM  |   Last Updated: 13th October 2022 04:49 PM   |  A+A-

Coal India Ltd. (File Photo | PTI)

Coal India Ltd. (File Photo | PTI)

By PTI

JAIPUR: Coal India Ltd (CIL) will set up a 1,190-MW solar power plant in the Bikaner district of Rajasthan.

For this, the CIL signed a Memorandum of Understanding (MoU) with Rajasthan Vidyut Utpadan Nigam Ltd (RUVNL).

The solar plant will be set up in a 2,000-MW solar park being developed by RVUNL in Poogal, Bikaner.

The state government has allotted 4,846-hectare land to develop the park in which the RVUNL will set up its own solar project of 810 MW, and a power project of 1,190 will be set up by the CIL.

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Chairman and Managing Director of RVUNL RK Sharma and CIL's Technical Director V Reddy signed the MoU in the presence of Union Coal Minister Pralhad Joshi and Rajasthan Chief Minister Ashok Gehlot here.



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