CHANDIGARH: To equip all authorities buildings within the state with photo voltaic photovoltaic (PV) panels, Punjab New and Renewable Vitality Sources Minister Aman Arora on Friday directed the heads of all departments to hurry up the NOC issuance course of in order that the panels could be put in as early as potential.
Presiding over a digital assembly, Arora requested the officers to nominate a senior official of their departments as a nodal officer to coordinate with the Punjab Vitality Improvement Company (PEDA) to additional streamline the method of solarize constructing departments.
The minister mentioned that the federal government is totally dedicated to strengthening the clear power infrastructure for making certain a clear atmosphere for the individuals of the state. This atmosphere pleasant step will go a protracted option to decarbonize the facility sector as Photo voltaic PV has develop into essentially the most most popular supply of renewable energy as a result of advantages it provides.
Arora mentioned that this formidable venture will likely be applied underneath the Renewable Vitality Companies Firm (RESCO) Mode and PEDA has already put in photo voltaic PV with a complete capability of 88MW on the roofs of varied authorities buildings and it has efficiently created a clear and inexperienced power.
This venture will cut back the monetary burden of electrical energy payments of the respective departments by roughly 40 to 50 p.c. The quantity saved from electrical energy payments will likely be spent for public welfare, he added.