India : Master Plan ready to make Chandigarh first model solar city of the country

NEW DELHI: Chandigarh will be the first model solar city of the country. Power minister Piyush Goyal has informed the Lok Sabha that master plan has been already prepared. The solar city cell has also been established.

The minister further said that UT Administration, Chandigarh has empaneled 48 Solar Power Aggregators from whom any resident of Chandigarh can install Rooftop Solar Power Plant and can avail 30% subsidy. Solar rooftop power plants of aggregate 7.70 MWp capacity are installed on 145 government buildings till May in this city.

Source : http://energy.economictimes.indiatimes.com/news/renewable/master-plan-ready-for-making-chandigarh-model-solar-city/53447818

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