STC approves 230 MW Solar project

The State Level Technical Committee (STC), Orissa, has given approval to solar power projects with an aggregate power generation of 230 MW.

It includes two solar thermal power plants with a combined generation capacity of 125 MW. ACME Tele Power is likely to set up a 100 MW solar thermal power plant either in Bolangir or in Khurda district, while a 25 MW plant is to come up in Khurda district.

Besides, solar photo-voltaic power projects with an aggregate generating capacity of 105 MW have been cleared by the STC. Power plants with a combined generation capacity of 60 MW are likely to come up in six locations like Nabarangpur, Koraput, Phulbani, Bolangir, Dhenkanal and Sambalpur . Other projects include 20 MW plant at Bolangir; 5 MW at Ganjam; Abacus Holding’s 5 MW plant at Nabarangpur; 10 MW unit at Khurda; and Green O Lite’s 5 MW unit at Kalahandi.