Divisional Commissioner’s Office Gets Solar Boost

Divisional Commissioner’s Office Gets Solar Boost

As Maharashtra Energy Development Authority (MEDA) celebrates the energy conservation drive, the divisional headquarter of Nashik has now got a 20 KW rooftop solar power harvester, costing Rs 21.80 lakh. “This will set an example for all other government departments on two counts.

First, to cut down the energy bill by 20% and second, to harness renewable energy for which all offices are being asked to keep aside some funds,” JV Torane, general manager of MEDA division office, said. The divisional office started functioning since April 2017 and took up propaganda of the policy on ‘energy conservation’ and on ‘harvesting energy from renewable sources’ with all the government departments in the division, including Nashik, Jalgaon, Dhule and Nandurbar districts.

“Recently, the offices of chief conservator of forest, Nashik and the deputy conservator of forest set up the roof top solar power projects. We are pursuing the issue with all regional and divisional offices and after that with the district headquarters of all government offices. However, the propaganda is also being carried out laterally meaning even the smallest of the offices is being contacted for better implementation of both these policies,” Torane said. Read More…

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