Chandigarh

Sector 39 Waterworks in Chandigarh to Soon Welcome Solar Panels

The Municipal Corporation of Chandigarh will soon get its first solar power plant at the Sector 39 waterworks. The floating solar power panels are expected to generate electricity worth ₹1.38 crore annually. The Chandigarh Renewable Energy and Science and Technology Promotion Society (CREST) will execute the project. CREST is the agency for the implementation of various […]

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40 Electric Buses from Ashok Leyland Hit Roads of Chandigarh

A multinational automotive manufacturer from Hinduja Group, Ashok Leyland, has rolled out its electric buses (e-buses) in Chandigarh. On Wednesday, the Governor of Chandigarh, VP Singh Bandore flagged off the set of 40 electric buses from Ashok Leyland in its first phase. According to the firm, Ashok got the order to build electric buses that […]

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Except Two, All Union Territories and Goa Fail to Meet RPO Targets FY21, Shows JERC’s Analysis

Except Chandigarh and Andaman & Nicobar Islands, all other union territories and Goa have failed to achieve their solar renewable purchase obligation (RPO) targets, shows the Joint Electricity Regulatory Commission (JERC)’s analysis of RPO targets for 2020-21 based on the data received from the regions under its jurisdiction. The full analysis can be accessed here. […]

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Chandigarh Extends Deadline for Installation of Solar Plants by 3 Months

The Chandigarh administration has extended the deadline for installation of solar rooftop plants on residential homes in the Union Territory by three months The Chandigarh administration has extended the deadline for installation of solar rooftop plants on residential homes in the Union Territory by three months. This is now the third time that the UT […]

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Power Tariff Set For EV Charging Stations in Chandigarh

In its first move, the Joint Electricity Regulatory Commission (JERC) has fixed tariff plan for electric vehicle charging stations in Chandigarh. Boosting the business side of adopting electric vehicles at various commercial and residential complexes, JERC has fixed a tariff plan for EV charging stations in Chandigarh. In its latest order, the regulatory commission has […]

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An Innovative Plan to Drive Higher Solar Rooftop in Chandigarh takes Shape

CREST, or the Chandigarh Renewable Energy and Science & Technology Promotion Society, a society under the department of science and technology, Chandigarh Administration, has come up with a model to drive higher solar use. Expanding the RESCO model to residential houses. The planned move by CREST is really interesting because it tries to tackle one of the […]

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Chandigarh Administration Seeks Power Usage Details With Plans to Go Solar

The Chandigarh Administration has asked different departments in the Union Territory with their own buildings to provide details of their power consumption to the UT, as it plans to install rooftop solar power systems on government buildings. The Chandigarh Administration has asked different departments in the Union Territory with their own buildings to provide details of their power […]

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BHEL to Set Up EV Charging Points on Delhi-Chandigarh Highway

India is pushing for greater use of electric vehicles to reduce vehicular pollution and cut dependence on oil imports. State-owned Bharat Heavy Electricals Ltd (BHEL) has announced that it will set up a network of solar-based electric vehicle chargers (SEVC) on the Delhi-Chandigarh highway.  “The establishment of EV chargers at regular intervals over the entire […]

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Chandigarh’s 15 MW solar project delayed

The Chandigarh Renewal Energy, Science and Technology Promotion Society (Crest) was planning to set up 15 MW solar plant. Chandigarh’s biggest solar plant project in Sector 39 for 15 MW capacity has been delayed because of the upgradation work being carried out. The Chandigarh Renewal Energy, Science and Technology Promotion Society (Crest) was planning to […]

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