Number of major ports that will implement renewable energy projects in 2017, according to a Ministry of Shipping release.
capacity to be generated through solar plants to be set up at 12 ports.
of capacity to be generated through wind - to be implemented at Kandla and V. O. Chidambaranar.
Combined investment required for setting up the plants. (Solar–Rs. 412.02 Cr and Wind–Rs. 292.50 Cr)
136,500 million tonnes
reduction in CO2 emissions each year once all the plants are fully commissioned.
Rs 75 crore
Estimated savings as a result of reduction in electricity consumption from power companies, when fully commissioned.
Solar capacity already commissioned.
of wind capacity already commissioned.