The Government of Kerala has launched the project SOURA to add 1000 MW Solar Power Plants to the grid of Kerala State Electricity Board Ltd, under Urja Kerala Mission, a vision to develop the energy sector in the state to global standards.

This vision is in line with the true spirit of the national goal of achieving 100 GW of solar capacity by 2022. Out of 1000 MW, 500 MW is earmarked for Roof Top Solar (RTS) plants. 200 MW will be deployed in first phase.