BSES in Association with USAID Launches ‘Solar City Initiative’

BSES said in an announcement that the ‘utility anchored rooftop program’ means to expand usage of sun based roof potential in the south and west Delhi.

Solar Rooftop Installations

To advance the utilization of sustainable power source in the Capital, BSES Rajdhani Power Limited (BRPL), in association with United States Agency for International Development (USAID)- PACE-D and Indo-German Collaboration (GIZ), propelled a ‘solar city initiative’ on Sunday. BSES said in an announcement that the‘utility anchored rooftop program’ means to expand usage of sun based roof potential in the south and west Delhi.

The statement read “Under this programme, rooftop solar installations will be provided at a single point for the entire apartment complex. In the first phase [Solarise Dwarka], around 150 societies will be targeted in Dwarka. Looking at the response, it will be expanded to other residential segments across BSES.”

The activity was propelled by Power Minister Satyendar Jain. MLA Gulab Singh, and authorities from government, USAID PACE-D, TERI, and GIZ were additionally present.

BRPL CEO Amal Sinha, adding that the initiative will be beneficial for consumers as well stated “The BSES is fully committed to the promotion of renewable energy… The aim of our solar city initiative is to accelerate solar rooftop development by aggregating consumers and bringing in necessary participation from solar rooftop developers.”

A 1 kilowatt (kW) solar rooftop framework, for the most part, is relied upon to produce 4-5 kilowatt-hour (kWh) every day, which relates to a normal month to month funds of about ₹750 for a time of 25 years on power bills for single point conveyance consumers.

Source: The Hindu

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