UP implementing new solar energy policy
Uttar Pradeshs Additional Energy Resources Minister Brijesh Pathak today said the state government is implementing its new solar energy policy 2017 to explore the immense possibilities that the sector offers.
“The new policy will bring crores of investment to the state by 2022. This will help in generating direct and indirect employment. UP will become a leading partner in the International Solar Alliance — an initiative of the Government of India,” Pathak said.
Pathak also informed that for development of Bundelkhand, industrial units established there will get electricity from solar energy (produced in Bundelkhand) at cheaper rates.