Master Plan for Making Chandigarh Model Solar City Prepared

Shri Piyush Goyal, Minister of State (IC) for Power, Coal, New & Renewable Energy and Mines today informed the Lok Sabha in a written reply that master plan for making Chandigarh a Model Solar City under the ‘Development of Solar Cities’ programme of Ministry of New and Renewable Energy has been prepared. The solar city cell has also been established. 

The Minister further said that UT Administration, Chandigarh has empaneled 48 Solar Power Aggregators from whom any resident of Chandigarh can install Rooftop Solar Power Plant and can avail 30% subsidy. Solar rooftop power plants of aggregate 7.70 MWp capacity are installed on 145 Government buildings till May, 2016 in this city. 

Solar PV | News published on 11/08/2016 by Rashmi Nargundkar

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