Chandigarh gets North India’s largest floating solar power project– UT Administrator Banwari Lal Purohit inaugurated northern India’s largest floating solar power project of 2000kWp worth Rs 11.70 crore at waterworks, Sector 39. He also inaugurated a 500kWp floating solar project with fountains at Dhanas Lake.
- the 500kWp floating solar power plant with fountains was installed at Dhanas Lake at a total cost of Rs 3.34 crore, including 10 years of O&M for the plant as well as for the fountains.
- CREST (Chandigarh Renewable Energy and Science & Technology Promotion Society) designed and executed such projects.
- The projects will aim to generate a minimum of 35 lakh units (kWh) of solar energy per year with 20% module efficiency.