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Modi gifts UP its biggest solar plant

DNMUM409624 | 3/13/2018 | Author : DNA Correspondent | WC :210 | India

Lucknow: Uttar Pradesh got its biggest solar power plant at Dadar Kalan in Mirzapur on Monday. Visiting French President Emmanuel Macron and Prime Minister Narendra Modi inaugurated the 75-megawatt generation unit.
Modi and Macron pressed a button to crank the plant and dedicated it to the people of the state. The solar unit has been linked to nearby Jigna sub-station of Mirzapur to transmit power through the grid of UP Power Corporation Limited.
The plant will generate about 5 lakh units of electricity daily and energize about 1.5 lakh households in the state. “The solar power plant at Dadar Kalan is the first step towards making the state self-reliant in power sector through alternate energy resources to fulfill the BJP’s
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