The new and renewable energy department of Gurugram has asked all heads of departments to send data of government buildings under their jurisdiction for setting up solar power plants on rooftops.
Initially, the solar plants were to come up entirely on government funds, but after the state finance department did not approve the installation completely on government grants, they would now be set up under the RESCO model.
“Government buildings with a sanctioned load capacity of 40kW or more should install a solar power plant under the RESCO model.
The government will also benefit from this, since there is no investment from the state’s side and electricity produced from these plants will be cheaper than discom,” said Rameshwar Singh, project officer, HAREDA. Read More
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