Bharti Airtel is planning to set up roof top powered 300 kw solar plant in 6 locations across Uttar Pradesh. The company has currently installed a 100 kw solar powered plant to its routing centre in Gangaganj in Lucknow. It may be noted, the Gangaganj solar plant will save close to 26000 litres of diesel every year.
THDC Ltd is planning to invest Rs. 8000 million to set up solar power projects in the state of Uttar Pradesh. The company's major hydel projects are facing hurdles and the company is now focusing on solar power and has plans to sign up with BHEL for technology.