Jharkhand: JREDA sets 5MW power target from solar rooftops this year


Jharkhand: JREDA sets 5MW power target from solar rooftops this year

The Jharkhand Renewable Energy Development Agency (JREDA), a unit of the state energy department, has set an ambitious target of generating five mega-watt green energy annually through its Grid-Connected Rooftop Solar Programme, which it formally started implementing over a year ago.

Talking to TOI on Thursday, JREDA director Niranjan Kumar said that in the last one year, they could barely produce two mega-watt solar energy through this scheme owing to various issues. “So far, 100 solar rooftop units were set up in residential/commercial areas across the state, with majority of the chunk being in Ranchi.

This year, we have set a target of generating five mega-watt solar power through this scheme,” Kumar said talking on the sidelines of the unveiling ceremony of Tata Power Solar’s residential solar rooftop campaign titled #Pledge at the JREDA office in Doranda. Read More

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