India approves 100% solarisation project for sun temple in South India

The ancient temple and the nearby town will be powered by solar energy through a 10MW grid-connected solar PV project

The Big Zero report

India has approved a 100% solarisation scheme for a sun temple in South India.

The Konark sun temple and the Konark town in the Southern state of Odisha will soon be powered with solar energy through a 10MW grid-connected solar photovoltaic (PV) project.

The scheme is being implemented by the Ministry of New and Renewable Energy and will provide clean energy to all local households in the area.

A ₹250 million (£2.7m) grant has been sanctioned by the central government for the project.

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