West Bengal Green Energy Development Corporation Limited in association with India Power Corporation Limited had set up a 2 MW Photo Voltaic solar power plant in Jamuria, West Bengal. Power generated from this solar plant is directly fed into the Company’s Distribution License area at Asansol. The solar plant has helped to reduce 0.7 metric tons of CO2 emission per day.

Key Highlights
  • First in India to cross the Megawatt threshold in solar
  • First grid connected solar power plant in India
  • First significant climate responsive project in South Asia