Bhopal: BHEL’s solar power project stalls after political rallies


Bhopal: BHEL’s solar power project stalls after political rallies

Political rallies and functions at Jambooree Maidan have robbed BHEL of its ambitious 10 MW solar power plant, forcing the public sector giant to cut down on its capacity 5 MW.

BHEL has requested its head office to allow them to install the solar panels at some other place as the possibility of getting Jamboree ground is bleak. Some three years back, BHEL had come up with a plan to install solar panels at the Jamboree ground to harness 10 MW power to cater to BHEL.

“Had our plan borne fruits, we would have saved about 10 percent on our electricity bills”, said BHEL general manager (PR) Raghvendra Shukla. However, the district administration has said that the ground will not be available for power plant, instead it would be used for other purposes.

Raghvendra Shukla confirmed to TOI that the venue of solar power plant has been shifted. “After identifying two or three places in the BHEL township Read More

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