Delhi-based Puri Oil Mills is set to strengthen its renewable energy business by setting up canal-based solar photovoltaic power plant in Haryana. It is firming up plans to set up green energy projects including a string of hydropower projects in Haryana, Uttarakhand and Himachal Pradesh.
The mustard oil producer has signed a memorandum of understanding with the Haryana Renewable Energy Department that entails an investment of Rs 210 crore in four hydel projects and four canal top solar projects, managing director, Vivek Puri said. The company has so far invested about Rs 40 crore in two small hydel projects in Haryana. The projects have been running successfully for more than four years.