With a vision to promote energy conservation in the state, the Haryana government has announces that the solar power generation will be made compulsory in some kind of buildings and some areas.
According to Chief Minister Bhupinder Singh Hooda, this will lead to 200 MW generation and also saving of 151 Crore on coal and other related materials.
The annual energy saving by implementing the mandatory provisions will be 320 million units. Three lakh metric tonnes of annual carbon emission will also be prevented in the atmosphere,” a Haryana government spokesman said.
The Haryana Govt has for formulated Haryana Solar Policy 2014 to promote the generation of power from solar energy. For making this policy live, several departments has undertaken necessary amendments.
Objective of Policy:
- To boost the generation of renewable power in the state using Solar Power.
- To create a conducive environment for both private and public units, which encourages to promote solar based projects.
- To make productive us of waste lands in order to promote uniform development across the state.
- To generate the employment of the youth.
- To create solar power centers of excellence and to create a talent pool of technical professionals.
To expand the scope of investment and to augment the share of renewable solar power