Gujarat is the first state in India to come out with a comprehensive solar policy with an ambitious target of installing 1000MW solar power by the end of 2012 and 3,000 Mw in next five years.
The state has been the first to sign PPA’s Solar energy implementation in India. We had mentioned in April last year that , bollywood actor Ajay Devgan was to invest in a 25mw plant in partnership with Mumbai-based Roha Group. The cost of the proposed project was then estimated at Rs 400 crore.
According to reports, Mr. Ramakant J. Tibrewala of the Roha Group, Mr. Ajay Devgn and Mr. Kumar Mangat announced the completion of a 25MW Solar Plant during a press conference held yesterday at at Chandigarh, India.
The triumvirate panel congratulated the Honorable Chief Minister, Shri. Narendraji Modi for achieving the herculean task of completing the State of Art Solar Park and also for ensuring the installation of 600MW of Solar Power Plants.
The Solar Project, located in Charanaka, Patan District, Gujarat, is a Joint Venture between the Roha Group, Mr. Ajay Devgn and Mr. Kumar Mangat. The Charanaka Solar Project was installed and started operating on 31st December, 2011, in a record time of 8 months (4 weeks before the deadline of January 28, 2012). The state-of-the-art plant is unique in its own way and has been built using the most advanced technologies.