Periyakulam Lake will have a floating solar power plant !

Tamil Nadu government is planning to set up a floating solar power plant in Periyakulam lake in Theni district of Tamil Nadu. The Periyakulam city which is being developed as a smart city spreads across 136 hectares. The solar plant may come up on 12 acres at the northeast corner of the lake.

The initial capacity of the pilot plant will be 100 kw. The project is being funded by the city corporation and the Swiss Agency for Development and Cooperation, which funds a project called CapaCITIES (Capacity building for low-carbon and climate resilient city development).

Project LocationPeriyakulam Lake,Tamil Nadu
Project Cost (in million)
Project Capacity100 kw
Project StatusPlanning
Commissioning Date

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