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Two projects in Gujarat PM Modi to lay foundation stones


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  • Prime Minister Narendra Modi will be in Gujarat on December 15 to lay the foundation stones of two projects in Kutch district – a renewable energy park and a desalination plant, State Chief Minister Vijay Rupani said.

Renewable Energy Park

  • The National Solar Mission (NSM) was launched in 2010 as a major initiative of the Government of India with active participation from states to promote ecologically sustainable growth while addressing India’s energy security challenges.
  • It will also constitute a major contribution by India to the global effort to meet the challenges of climate change

Aim:

  • The mission targets include deployment of 20,000 MW of grid-connected solar power by 2022 to be achieved in three phases which include 2,000 MW of off-grid solar applications including 20 million solar lights by 2022 and 20 million sq. m. solar thermal collector area.

Desalination Plants:

  • A desalination plant turns salt water into water that is fit to drink.
  • Desalination is the process of removing salts from water to produce water that meets the quality (salinity) requirements of different human uses.
  • Most commonly used technology for the process is reverse osmosis.
  • An external pressure is applied to push solvents from an area of high-solute concentration to an area of low-solute concentration through a semi-permeable membrane.
  • The microscopic pores in the membranes allow water molecules through but leave salt and most other impurities behind, releasing clean water from the other side.
  • These plants are mostly set up in areas that have access to sea water.

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