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U S based company to set up solar thermal plants in India

By Samyuktha

New Delhi, Oct 8 (ANI): U S based multinational energy company, Bergamo Acquisition Corp, today announced ambitious plans to set up mega solar thermal power plants in India.

Hillard Herzog President and C E O of the company said: "The company has a comprehensive plan to set up Solar Thermal Power Plants in India up to a total capacity of 1000 MW."

"The company has identified six Indian states for the first phase under which it will set up 100 Mega Watt solar thermal power plants in each state with an investment of 400 million US dollar in each plant," he added.

He said that company would set up plant at around one lakh square land, which will create an employment opportunity to around 10,000 people of the region.

"The company has already initiated to procure all the necessary certifications and permissions and planning to launch its products by mid of November. The company will be setting up the production unit to manufacture the solar products in India by March, 2011," he added.

The company has set up a joint venture company Bergamo Harbinson Energy Limited, Gurgaon, with Esoft Informatics Private Limited, a software company based in India.

Herzog is currently in India along with senior technical team members to start the feasibility report to identify and propose locations to setup the units. He will be meeting with senior government officials and chief ministers of various states to ensure the possibilities. (ANI)

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