As part of its Green Port Initiative, the Indian Ministry of Shipping has begun installation of solar and wind energy projects at twelve major ports.
- Solar energy capacity to be installed in 12 ports, and wind projects in two ports around the country.
- Investment total will be INR 7.04 billion (US $104.5 million).
- State officials estimate this will reduce 136,500 MT of CO2 emissions annually.
- Anticipated lower energy bills by up to INR 75m annually.
Read more from the government press release