Punjab to put in photo voltaic panels in all govt buildings
CHANDIGARH: With a purpose to equip all state authorities buildings with photo voltaic photovoltaic (PV) panels, Punjab New and Renewable Vitality Sources Minister Aman Arora on Friday directed heads of all departments to expedite the method to problem NOC in order that panels may be put in on the earliest.
Chairing a digital assembly, Arora requested the officers to nominate a senior officer of their departments as a nodal officer to coordinate with Punjab Vitality Improvement Company (PEDA) to additional smoothen the method of solarising the constructing of the departments.
The minister mentioned the federal government is totally dedicated to strengthening the clear vitality infrastructure for making certain clear setting to individuals of the state. This setting pleasant transfer will go an extended option to decarbonise the facility sector as Photo voltaic PV has grow to be probably the most most well-liked supply of renewable energy because of the advantages that it presents.
Arora mentioned this bold challenge shall be executed underneath Renewable Vitality Providers Firm (RESCO) Mode and PEDA has already put in photo voltaic PV of a complete capability of 88MW on the rooftops of assorted authorities buildings and these have been efficiently producing clear and inexperienced vitality.
This challenge will cut back the monetary burden of the electrical energy payments of respective departments by roughly 40 to 50 per cent. The quantity saved from electrical energy payments can be spent on public welfare, he added.