In a bid to reiterate its commitment to combat global climate change, solar panels will be installed on the rooftop of the headquarters of the United Nations during Prime Minister Narendra Modi’s upcoming visit to New York.
The installation of the solar panels will be one among the many events organised during the Prime Minister’s packed scheduled to the United States. The move towards climate protection was done from a grant of USD one million that India had gifted to the UN to promote renewable energy and showcase its commitment to the use of solar energy.
“Solar panels, a gift from India, are installed on the roof of the UN. The panels are powered up to reach the max of 50 KW of generation power,” the United Nations tweeted.
Alongside the solar panels, a green roof is also placed in the United Nations headquarters. A green roof, also called a living roof, is a roof covered with vegetation, the organisation said. Read more
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