50 kWp solar rooftop project inaugurated in Solan, Himachal Pradesh, under IPDS scheme

New Delhi: As part of the ‘Azadi ka Amrit Mahotsav,’ a 50 kWp solar rooftop has been inaugurated in Solan, Himachal Pradesh, under the Integrated Power Development Scheme (IPDS) of the Ministry of Power. The 50 kWp solar rooftop project is commissioned by Himachal Pradesh State Electricity Board Ltd (HPSEBL). The inauguration ceremony is part of the ‘Azadi ka Amrit Mahotsav’ celebrations, marking 75 years of India’s independence.

The project has been inaugurated by the Power Minister of Himachal Pradesh Sukh Ram and Power Finance Corporation Limited’s (PFC) Director (Commercial & Projects) PK Singh, who attended the inauguration virtually. The inauguration ceremony was also attended by senior dignitaries from HPSEBL and PFC Limited.

The 50 kWp Rooftop Solar project has been installed on the HPSEBL Circle office in Solan. A total of 152 PV panels are installed which will produce approximately generate 165 Kwh of electricity on a daily basis.


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HPSEBL has successfully installed a 1,107 kWp capacity rooftop solar project in Himachal Pradesh under IPDS. Under the ongoing ‘Go Green’ Initiative, solar panels have also been installed in Uttar Pradesh (10 MWp), Karnataka (8 MWp), Kerala (5 MWp), West Bengal (4 MWp), Uttarakhand (3 MWp) and Himachal Pradesh (1 MWp).

The project further reinforces the ‘Go Green’ Initiative of the government envisaged in the Urban Distribution scheme of the government.

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