Himachal Pradesh targets to be first ‘green energy state’ by 2025

  • The Himachal Pradesh Chief Minister, Sukhvinder Singh Sukhu has announced that the state government is planning to make the state as the first Green Energy State by the end of 2025.
  • The state government would also invest in solar plants and will install 500 MW solar projects during the year 2023-24.
  • He also directed HIMURJA to ensure 5% premium for the state in each solar power project up to 5 MW and 10% share in the solar power projects of more than 5 MW capacity.