Vizag to be energy sufficient, plans a 15 MW floating solar plant

Fri, 2019-02-01 10:43 -- SCC India Staff


As per the smart city plan (SCP), close to 70 per cent of the work has been grounded. The city SPV has completed an Integrated Command and Communication Centre at the GVMC office, Centralised Command Control Centre at the Police Commissioner's office, and Phase-II of the smart poles project for redesigning and beautification of roads costing Rs 600 million. Works worth Rs 6.50 billion (under smart city mission) are underway, which includes the 800 million 24 x 7 water supply project and Rs 650 million sewerage network.

Smart infra: The city is extending the smart street project to 34 more roads spanning 11.5 km. This project is already underway at 20 roads, spanning 19.5 km, and will cost around Rs 1.60 billion. To make Vizag energy-sufficient, the SPV has planned a 15 MW floating solar power plant worth Rs 1 billion.

Total budgeted amount towards the city’s civil infrastructure works: Smart city projects will be implemented over a period of five years with an outlay of Rs 16.02 billion. So far, the city authority have spent close to Rs 3 billion.