Jindal Power may start work on solar project by 2012
New Delhi (PTI) Jindal Power today expressed hope of starting work on its Rs 7,500-crore solar power project in Rajasthan by 2012, to become the largest firm in the green energy segment.
"We are in talks with Rajasthan government... we are likely to start construction of the first phase of our 500 MW solar power project in the state in next 1-1.5 years," Jindal Power Deputy Managing Director Sushil Maroo told PTI.
Besides the solar project, the company is actively scouting for locations in the country to set up wind power projects, as part of its green energy initiative which includes generating power through renewable sources like solar and wind energy.
"We are currently running a 24-MW wind mill in Maharashtra. We are looking at Karnataka and Tamil Nadu to set up more such projects," he said.