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Modi-Macron inaugurate UP's biggest solar plant

IANS  |  Mirzapur 

and visiting French on Monday inaugurated the biggest solar power plant of in district.

The 100 will be producing 75 MW for the time being.

Smiling all along and holding hands off and on, both Modi and Macron unveiled the inaugural plaque in the presence of Anupriya Patel, and French First Lady Brigitte Macron, besides others.

The power plant has been built at a cost of Rs 650 crore in Dadarkala over a stretch of 380 acres in the

The plant has 1.18 lakh solar panels and the power produced from here will be transmitted to the Jigna Power sub-station of the Power Corporation.

The produced will then be divided into two - 'a' and 'b' sections of and the remaining will be supplied to

Officials of the plant informed Modi and Macron that the generation of power will begin with the first sun rays and the plant will shut down with sunset.

The plant has 3,18,650 solar plates with each plate having a generation capacity of 315 watt. The plant was completed in flat 18 months, an official told IANS.

This power plant can feed 1.5 lakh households every day.



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First Published: Mon, March 12 2018. 15:28 IST