Amritsar’s Khalsa College to use Solar Energy  

The solar power plant installed on the dining room, primary school and the library of Khalsa College is said to produce three times the electricity that the college consumes.

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In a bid to switch to green energy for its power consumption, historic educational institution of Amritsar, Khalsa College has inaugurated a 775 KW solar power plant in the campus.

Solar panels have been installed in all the colleges, schools and other buildings on the Khalsa college campus, including hostels and canteens, to minimize their dependence on thermal and hydro-based electricity, Khalsa College Governing Council (KCGC) President Satyajit Singh Majithia told PTI.

Moreover, solar plant was inaugurated by Majithia and solar energy provider Amplus Solar bags the onus of installing the solar panels in the college campus.

Further, Khalsa College for Women, Khalsa College of Veterinary and Animal Sciences, Khalsa College of Nursing, Khalsa College of Engineering and Technology, Khalsa College Public School and Khalsa College Girls Senior Secondary School are the Khalsa College affiliated buildings that are installed with the solar panels.

Also, the solar power plant installed on the dining room, primary school and the library is said to produce three times the electricity that the college consumes.

Founded in 1892, the educational institute has asserted to enhance use of renewable energy sources to run the college operations with the installation of the solar power plant.

Source: PTI

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