Chandigarh Struggles to Meet India’s Solar Target

It is mandatory for Chandigarh to install 1 KW and 2 KW solar power systems on buildings measuring 500-999 square yards and 1000-2999 square yards respectively. Chandigarh’s Chandigarh Renewable Energy, Science and Technology Promotion Society (CREST) have been unable to meet the solar power installation target set by the Union Government till date. As per […]

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Hartek Solar Introduces Plug-and-Play Rooftop Solar Power Kits

Hartek Solar’s rooftop solar kits come with an option of a unique remote sensing technology tailor-made for small-scale solar plants. Suitable for houses, nursing homes, hotels, housing societies, small & medium enterprises and small commercial establishments, solar power solution provider Hartek Solar has launched a customised 5-10 KW plug-and-play rooftop solar kits, the company said […]

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Chandigarh Admin Extends Deadline by 6 Months For Solar Installation

The decision came in the backdrop of request by residents of the city who had asked for extension for the administration. The records in the Chandigarh administration show that around 1300 residents have either showed their willingness to install solar panels or are willing to install them. Residents of the Chandigarh can take a sigh […]

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Installation of Rooftop Solar Plant Should Not be Mandatory: Former MP

The entire process of switching to solar power should be done gradually so as to ensure that the process is hassle-free for the citizens, the statement reads. Rather than making it mandatory for the people to have rooftop solar installation on their homes the administration should encourage and subsidies the process, Former Union Minister Pawan […]

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Chandigarh Can’t go Green by 31st December

The deadline and desirability of making city 100% renewable energy powered was set by Ministry of New and Renewable Energy (MNRE). However, as said by the electricity department of Chandigarh, the target cannot be achieved in such time frame; rather it can only be achieved in the long term. As the deadline for becoming 100% […]

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Despite subsidy and incentives, Chandigarh’s residents opting for rooftop solar seems unimpressive

The rooftop solar PV capacity on government buildings seems to gain a good ground in Chandigarh, but it looks like residents opting for solar power is not very impressive, despite government offering 30 percent subsidy and other incentives. The official records of Chandigarh Renewal Energy, Science and Technology Promotion Society (CREST) states that a total […]

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ReNew Power acquires 5-MW Solar Plant PPA for Chandigarh International Airport

ReNew Power Ventures Private Limited, one of the India’s top renewable energy company has acquired a PPA for 5-MW solar plant installation from Chandigarh International Airport (CHIAL). The solar project is said to use Single Axis Tracker Technology for improved efficiency. The agreement duration for the 5-MW project is 25 years and was earlier in […]

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Hartek Power completes commercial solar project at the tech park in Kishangarh, Chandigarh

Engineering, procurement and construction company, Hartek Power has announced that it has completed Chandigarh’s first commercial solar project at the tech park in Kishangarh. The solar project of 436-kWp at Chandigarh Technology Park’s is the third largest in the city after Punjab Engineering College, Sector 12 (1,000 kWp) and Government College for Girls, Sector 11 […]

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