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Assam to come up with solar park

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Economic Times
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Chief Minister Sarbananda Sonowal on Wednesday laid the foundation stone of a 70 MW Solar Park at Japisajia village of Amguri in Sibsagar district in a bid to boost power production and promoting clean energy in the state. The Solar Park to be set up in an area of 340 acre with production life of 25 years will also provide facilities for research and development in the field of solar energy. 

Chief Minister Sonowal while taking part in a meeting held on the occasion said that the solar power project would give a new impetus to the state government’s avowed goal of making Assam self sufficient in terms of power production. He said that the state government has set a target to generate 6500 MW power in the state by 2030 and this goal could be achieved only through leveraging power production capacity of the state.