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55 Cities Approved for Solar Cities

State-wise list of approved solar cities is given below:- Sr. No State Approved Solar Cities 1 Andhra Pradesh Vijayawada Mahbubnagar* 2 Assam Guwahati Jorhat 3 Arunachal Pradesh Itanagar 4 Chandigarh Chandigarh 5 Chhattisgarh Bilaspur Raipur 6 Gujarat   Rajkot Gandhinagar Surat 7 Goa Panji City 8 Haryana Gurgaon Faridabad 9 Himachal Pradesh Shimla Hamirpur 10 Karnataka Mysore Hubli-Dharwad 11 Kerala Thiruvananthapuram* Kochi 12 Maharashtra Nagpur Thane Kalyan-Dombivali Aurangabad Nanded Shirdi 13 Madhya Pradesh Indore* Gwalior Bhopal Rewa 14 Manipur Imphal 15 Mizoram Aizawl 16 Nagaland  Kohima Dimapur 17 Delhi New Delhi (NDMC area) 18 Orissa Bhubaneswar 19 Punjab Amritsar Ludhiana SAS Nagar (Mohali) 20 Rajasthan Ajmer Jaipur* Jodhpur 21 Tamil Nadu Coimbatore 22

Telangana aims to tap Solar power potential

The Government of Telangana is taking all measures to tap the Solar Power potential in the State.  Industries Commissioner Jayesh Ranjan said steps were being taken to establish four integrated Solar Power parks across the State. He said that the proposed Solar Parks would open up new employment opportunities, especially for electrical engineers and others who completed allied courses. Jayesh Ranjan said that India has set a target of producing 175,000 MW of Renewable Energy, which includes 1 lakh MW of Solar Power. He said the coal subsidy has been doubled in order to achieve clean energy. In the next five years, the Solar Energy industry would cross the business of US $ 160 billion.  Prabhakar Rao said that the advancement in technologies have reduced the cost of Solar Power production from Rs 13 crore per MW in the past to Rs 6 crore per MW now. He said the cost would come down further in near future. He also claimed that the Telangana would be self-reliant in energy section

Article published at UK PECM issue 15 2015

ISTarticle published at UK  PECM issue 15 2015 Page No 20-21  PECM St Augustines Business Centre  125 Canterbury Road  Westgate On Sea  Kent CT8 8NL magazine/mag/ 0559984001435920621?feature= archive Download link: PECM Issue 15 2015


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