Kirron inaugurates solar power plant at school

MP Kirron Kher today inaugurated a 50 kWp Grid Tied Rooftop Solar Photovoltaic Power Plant at Government Model Senior Secondary School, Sarangpur village, which was adopted by Kher under the “Saansad Adarsh Gram Yojana” (SAGY) of the Government of India.

Kher on this occasion said, “I appreciate the efforts taken by the Chandigarh Administration in developing Chandigarh as a Model Solar City. One of the smart initiatives being started from this village is ‘production of power through renewable energy’.”

She desired that other schools of Sarangpur should also have solar plants in shortest possible time.

Santosh Kumar, Director, UT Science and Technology Department, said 50 kWp grid tied rooftop solar photovoltaic power plant project had been implemented by the Chandigarh Renewal Energy, Science and Technology Promotion Society (CREST).

The total cost of the project is Rs 45.47 lakh, which includes operation and maintenance charge for 10 years. The plant will be able to generate 62,500 kWh (units) per year, he said.

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