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LARGEST SOLAR POWER PLANT OF NAVY COMMISSIONED

Focus: Prelims, GS-III Industry and Infrastructure, Environment and Ecology

Why in news?

A 3 MW Solar Power Plant was commissioned at Indian Naval Academy, Ezhimala.

Significance

  • The solar plant is the largest in the Indian Navy and has an estimated life of 25 years.
  • All components have been indigenously sourced, including highly efficient monocrystalline solar panels employing the latest technology.
  • This is in line with the Govt of India initiative of ‘National Solar Mission’ to achieve 100GW of solar power by 2022.
  • The Solar Power Plant project will help Naval Station Ezhimala in reducing the carbon foot print and is one of the many initiatives undertaken by INA towards a clean and green environment.
  • Surplus power generated will also feed the Kerala State Electricity Board (KSEB) electricity grid.

National Solar Mission

  • The Jawaharlal Nehru National Solar Mission (JNNSM), or the National Solar Mission, is an initiative of the Government of India and State Governments to promote solar power in India.
  • The JNNSM has been revised twice and now boasts a target of 100 GW of solar PV by 2022.
  • The Objective of JNNSM is to establish India as a global leader in solar energy by creating the policy conditions for its deployment across the country. Each Phase is supported by differing key policies and targets.
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