Decks are cleared for the installation of solar-energy panels atop 118 government houses of the city, since the UT environment department has at last received a “fair” bid for this prestigious project in fourth attempt.
At last, the UT electricity department has starting working on the Smart Grid project. In the first phase, it has allotted the work for installing 30,000 smart meters in four sectors (29, 31, 47, and 48), six villages
While the Chandigarh Renewal Energy, Science and Technology Promotion Society (Crest) is struggling to meet the solar power generation target set by the Union government, the UT administration has sent another reminder to the Joint Electricity Regulatory Commission
The administration has decided to install at least two kilowatts solar power plant in each government house, so that it could be viable for residents to generate power.
As Chandigarh Was Selected To Be Developed As A ‘Model Solar City’, The UT Administration Is Giving Solar Power A Push. TOI Looks At The Procedure, Price And Benefits Of The Solar Rooftop System.
Talking to Chandigarh Newsline, Gupta said the modernisation of Chandigarh railway station would be completed in a little over two years. “We are looking forward to making Chandigarh Railway Station a world-class station.
City residents can expect uninterrupted supply of power during summer as the ministry of power has enhanced the unallocated electricity quota, which will help reduce supply losses.
In a major relief to residents of the city, Chandigarh administration is going to extend six months’ period to install solar panels in the houses of 1 kanal and above. Senior officers of Chandigarh administration, on the request of the residents, discussed the matter last week and finally decided to give this one-time relief to the resident.
Twelve days, ten destinations and Rs 1,000 per day, an economical religious tour package ‘Seven Jyotirling Yatra’ for tricity residents is being offered by Indian Railways and Tourism Corporation (IRCTC). The package will cost Rs 11,340 per person.
Under pressure from the Joint Electricity Regulatory Commission (JERC) for restructuring and reformation, which is mandatory as per the Electricity Act, 2003, a proposal has been mooted for corporatisation of the department.