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DMRC inks solar power agreement with MP

IANS  |  Bhopal 

The Delhi Metro Rail Corporation (DMRC) has signed an agreement with Rewa Ultra Mega Solar Ltd (RUMSL) of Madhya Pradesh to purchase solar power in a contract to last 25 years.

A proposed 750 Mega Watt solar power plant -- with three units of 250 Mega Watt each -- is being set up in Rewa, Madhya Pradesh, a press statement said.

The state's New and Renewable Energy Department Principal Secretary Manu Shrivastava signed the purchase agreement with Managing Director of DMRC Mangu Singh.

As per the agreement, the DMRC is committed to receive at least 121 million units of electricity every year from each factory of the solar power plant.

In this way, DMRC is likely to purchase at least 363 million units of electricity per year.

--IANS

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First Published: Fri, June 03 2016. 18:00 IST
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