Prime Minister Narendra Modi on Friday is set to inaugurate one power transmission and one solar power project in Kerala via video conferencing, his office said in a press release on Thursday.
The projects include a 320-kilovolt (KV) power transmission project in Pugalur-Thrissur and a 50-MW solar power project in Kasaragod. The 320 KV transmission project is built at a cost of Rs 5,070 crore and would facilitate transfer of 2,000 MW power from the western region.
According to the press release, the 50-MW solar project has been developed under the National Solar Energy Mission. It is set up over 250 acres of land spread across Paivalike, Meenja and Chippar villages of Kasaragod district, it has been built with Centre’s investment of about Rs 280 crore.