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BPCL to start solar generation in 3 mths
The Tribune
Date 2008-08-20
BPCL is looking at making Punjab a major hub for producing non-conventional energy, equating Punjab with Uttar Pradesh, where BPCL has launched a pilot project to produce biodiesel from Jatropha. In Punjab the company is looking at harnessing solar power. To explore ground waters, the company has announced setting up of a 1-MW power plant at Lalru, taking the total solar production to 18 MW in the state. Initially BPCL would build the 1-MW power plant with an investment of Rs 240 million in a 7-acre area on a build, operate and own basis in a time-bound period of three months.