Deputy chief minister Sukhbir Singh Badal inaugurated the largest power plant in a single location in the state of mansa today. The power plant is worth 31.5MW. The plan has been installed by M/s Bhanu Energy Infrastructure and Power Limited and Bhanu Energy Industrial Development Limited.
Minister for Renewable Energy Bikram Majithia said the power plant has been set up with an investment of Rs 200 crore at Mirpur Kalan village and it is one of the state’s biggest investment. “The State is steadily moving on the path of becoming leading ‘solar power State’ of the country,” he said, adding this is the “largest power plant” located at single location in the state established at 173 acres of land. Majithia said that in a short span of three-four years of time with the investment of `8,000 crores, solar power generation has touched 1,080 MW from just nine MW with the growth rate of more than 100 per cent in the state.