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Kerala-NTPC MoU for increasing solar power generation

Press Trust of India  |  Thiruvananthapuram 

The Kerala State Electricity Board has signed a memorandum of understanding with the for increasing solar power generation in the state.

The MoU, signed yesterday, also includes an agreement to set up a 15 MW solar power unit at the in Kayamkulam, an official release said here.

Besides this, the possibility of setting up solar plants at reservoirs, open space and top of buildings also would be explored.

The power generated would be given to KSEB at a rate fixed by the

The state is expected to make good strides in solar power generation with the MoU becoming operational, the release said.

NTPC (Commercial) A K Gupta and KSEB CMD N S Pillai signed the MoU in the presence of Chief and state power M M Mani.

NTPC and MD Gurdeep Singh and state Chief Secretary were among those present.

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First Published: Sat, May 12 2018. 13:10 IST