Panchkula Village, Govt Buildings to Get Solar Power Plants

Feb 21, 2023 12:06 PM ET
  • The administration has strategies to establish a 2 MW solar power plant on 7 acres of land at Naggal village in Barwala.
  • Further, the administration also intends to consist of five government buildings to have 5 MW solar power plants.

Panchkula in Haryana is moving in the direction of fulfilling its strategy of the making city totally solar powered in coming years. The administration has strategies to set up a 2 MW solar power plant on 7 acres of land at Naggal village in Barwala. The plant will produce 8,000 units of electricity everyday, which will be provided to the power department.

Further, the administration likewise plans to include five government buildings to have 5 MW solar power plants. Power created for these buildings will be changed in the HUDA (Haryana Urban Development Authority) electricity expense. The Department of renewable energy, Haryana (HAERDA) officials dealing with the project stated that one mega solar power plant requires three acres of land and an expenditure of Rs. 3 crore.

Under the 'Solar City-Green City' Project, all street lights, lights at government buildings as well as government domestic houses will be changed with LED lights. The administration likewise plans to install solar panels on all industrial units in the district.

As per authorities, the project aims to create 20% of the 607 million units of daily usage of the area. Those using 30kw of electricity and above at their commercial or business making use of will have to set up the solar power system. The power department is making a listing of such units which will certainly will further issued notifications and stopping working which the link of the units will be reduced. Under the Solar City Project, the administration also alms to begin e-buses in cooperation with the Haryana roadways department. Five solar charging stations are to be made to advertise electrical vehicles at SARERA building in sector -17 DC workplace in Sector 1, UHBVN building in Sector -14, Municipal Community Centre and a park. It is additional disclosed by the authorities that the permission for building of houses of over 500 sq. meters will be given only if there is a solar power plant in the strategies. Meanwhile residents want the Renewable Energy Service Company (RESCO) model for setup of solar plants on roofs on the pattern of Chandigarh, that is being provided free of cost, presently. This will pave the way for the residents in Panchkula to do the installments readily.

There are ideas from the Citizen Welfare Association also that came close to CM of Haryana to adopt RESCO design for smooth application of the solar rooftops setup in the area.

In a recent advancement, Haryana made the renewable purchase obligation (RPO) system a lot more dynamic and also reduced the responsibility of stakeholders as it has consisted of wind power within the ambit of RPO. In a vital development, the Haryana Electricity Regulatory Commission (HERC) has actually amended the plan on RPO by consisting of wind power as well as straightening solar power to the other groups of RPO.

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