Singareni plans solar plants near mines
Singareni Collieries, a State-owned mining company, is considering setting up solar photovoltaic power projects in the mining belt where its collieries operate. Singareni Collieries Chairman and Managing Director N Sridhar recently outlined plans to set up these solar power plants in some of the areas where it is operating coal mines. During a recent meeting with
senior management of the company, Mr Sridhar called upon officials of Singareni
Thermal Power Plant to explore possibilities of establishing 50- or 100-mw solar plants near its mines.