"There is a huge potential for solar energy and no other country can beat India in solar energy. A 1000 MW solar energy plant has been set up in Kurnool district. In addition, solar pump sets were distributed to farmers in Vizianagaram district," he added.
Furthermore, the Chief Minister said Amaravati city would be developed as a green city with 50 per cent green cover and renewable energy, keeping in mind the demand for energy storage in agriculture, industries, transport, telecom and disaster management sectors.
On the sidelines of the launch, officials from IIT Roorkee entered into a Memorandum of Agreement with Bharat Energy Storage Technology (BEST) Pvt Ltd on renewable and sustainable energy technologies for research and industrial collaboration.
Australia's Griffith University Australia also entered in a MoU with BEST in the energy storage sector.
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