North India’s Largest Floating Solar Project Inaugurated at Chandigarh
North India’s Largest Floating Solar Project Inaugurated – Chandigarh one more step closer to be a Model Solar City
The Governor of Punjab and Administrator, Chandigarh today inaugurated North India’s largest floating Solar project of 2000kWp at Water Works, Sector- 39, Chandigarh and also inaugurated a 500kWp floating Solar Project with Fountains at Dhanas Lake, Chandigarh in the presence of Smt. Kirron Kher, Member of Parliament, Sh. Dharam Pal, Adviser to the Administrator, Sh. Anoop Gupta, Mayor Chandigarh.
The 2000kWp Floating Solar Power Plant at Water Works, Sector-39 has been installed at a total cost of Rs.11.70 Crore including 10 years O&M and the 500kWp Floating Solar Power Plant with fountains have been installed at Dhanas Lake, Chandigarh at a total cost of Rs. 3.34 crore including 10 years O&M for the plant as well as for the fountains.
These Projects have been designed and executed by CREST (Chandigarh Renewable Energy and Science & Technology Promotion Society), UT Chandigarh and will generate minimum of 35 Lac Units(kWh) of Solar Energy per year with 20% module efficiency.