Tamil Nadu government to install solar panels atop Chennai Corporation buildings

Tamil Nadu government to install solar panels atop Chennai Corporation buildings

The solar panel will be installed on the top of Chennai Corporation buildings at a cost of Rs 39 crore from the Chennai Corporation fund

Tamil Nadu government is reportedly gearing up to install solar panels on the top of Chennai Corporation buildings in a bid to tap 88 lakh units of power potential.

Installing solar panels atop these buildings is expected to generating 5.5 MW of power a day reports PTI

Municipal Administration Minister SP Velumani said “It has been estimated that a total of 88 lakh units of power can be generated annually from solar energy.

The solar panel will be installed on the top of Chennai Corporation buildings at a cost of Rs 39 crore from the Chennai Corporation fund. Further, wherever feasible, rooftop solar power systems would be installed in buildings owned by Corporations and Municipalities, said the minister.

Among others initiatives, he announced parks and underground drainage systems in different parts of the state.

With PTI Inputs

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