Largest Floating Solar of North India Worth 2 MWp Capacity Inaugurated in Chandigarh
- The floating solar power plant, situated at Water Works, Sector 39, Chandigarh, will produce 28,00,000 units of electrical power every year.
- The plant is anticipated to offset 80,000 tonnes of CO2 emissions per year.
North India's largest floating solar power plant of 2MWp capacity has been introduced at Chandigarh. The floating solar facility was inaugurated by the Governor of Punjab and Administrator of Chandigarh, Banwari Lal Purohit.
The main statement of the UT held that the plant was commissioned by Chandigarh Renewal Energy and also Science & Technology Promotion Society (CREST) and established by Hartek Solar.
The floating solar power plant, situated at Water Works, Sector 39, Chandigarh, will certainly generate 28,00,000 units of electrical energy annually. The plant is anticipated to offset 80,000 tonnes of CO2 emissions per year. This project is a major milestone in the change to renewable energy in India and also a substantial step towards achieving lasting energy goals and also reducing carbon emissions in the area.
The inauguration was attended by Kirron Kher, Member of Parliament from Chandigarh, Dharam Pal, Adviser to the Administrator, Debendra Dalai who is the chief executive officer of CREST, and Nitin Kumar Yadav, Home Secretary, UT Chandigarh among other dignitaries.
Simarpreet Singh, Director of Hartek Group, said on the inauguration of the center, "We are enjoyed be a part of this ground-breaking project in Chandigarh. This floating solar power plant is a major step towards achieving sustainable energy goals and also decreasing carbon emissions in the region. We are committed to support and also contribute to the development of renewable energy as well as Internet Zero in India."
The Hartek Group held that the floating solar energy plant is not only a considerable step towards achieving lasting energy goals but likewise a major step towards conference India's Net-Zero targets.
Chandigarh is carrying out a number of unique solar power projects that includes 2 MWp canal-top solar power plant at N-Choe in Sector-52, 2 MWp canal-top solar power plant at Patiala Ki Rao and also a 500 kWp floating solar power plant at Dhanas Lake.
The UT has been judged ideal among the Union Territories by Association of Renewable Energy Agencies of States (AREAS) with regards to solar power installment in India.