The government has been keen on promoting the usage of solar and other renewable energy sources for electricity generation
Himachal Pradesh State Electricity Board (HPSEB) has set up a 50 kilowatt (KWp) capacity solar rooftop project in Solan under the Central government’s Integrated Power Development Scheme (IPDS).
The project was inaugurated by the state’s power minister Sukh Ram and P K Singh, Director – Commercial & Projects (Additional Charge), PFC Ltd. The inauguration ceremony was also attended by senior officials from HPSEBL and PFC.
“A total of 152 photovoltaic panels are installed which will produce approximately 165 Kwh of electricity on a daily basis,” PFC said in a statement.
Under the IPDS scheme, HPSEBL has so far installed rooftop solar plants of 1,107 kWp capacity in the state.
PFC said under the ongoing “Go Green” initiative, solar panels are also installed in Uttar Pradesh (10 MWp), Karnataka (8 MWp), Kerala (5 MWp), West Bengal (4 MWp), Uttarakhand (3 MWp) and Himachal Pradesh (1 MWp).
The government has been keen on promoting the usage of solar and other renewable energy sources for electricity generation.