Delhi: South corporation to focus on solar panels, e-charging points


Delhi: South corporation to focus on solar panels, e-charging points

To encourage more people to use electric vehicles, South Delhi Municipal Corporation (SDMC) targets to develop at least 50 public charging stations by the end of this financial year.  As part of its environment friendly initiatives, the corporation also hopes to install rooftop solar panels at all schools and municipal buildings by 2019-end.

Highlighting the green projects during the fourth Asia Pacific Forum on Urban Resilience and Adaptation — Resilient Cities Asia Pacific 2019, SDMC commissioner Puneet Goel said on Monday, “We have already introduced reforms in our department and replaced 75 diesel and petrol vehicles with e-vehicles to reduce carbon emission by 75,000 tonne per annum.

The public e-charging stations will encourage general public to reduce pollution.” The corporation is now finalising sites for installing charging stations across south Delhi. Read More

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