RENEWABLE ENERGY

Rajasthan: New impetus to make cities green with rooftop solar panels

Rajasthan Renewable Energy Corporation Ltd (RRECL) has issued guidelines to create green energy cities in all the district headquarters providing subsidy up to 40% of the cost of equipment.

Chief minister Ashok Gehlot had announced a “Green Energy City” initiative in the Budget 2020-21 to develop 300 MW rooftop solar power to promote green energy and discourage polluting thermal power. As per the RRECL policy, a budget provision of Rs 20 crore for the subsidy would be created every year for 60 MW for reaching the 300 MW target in the next five years.

RRECL has set capacity targets for each districts with Jaipur getting the highest allocation of 67 MW. The projects would come up in private residential, public buildings, tourist landmarks, parks, and community facilities.

Source
ET Energy World
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