Jun 1 2016 | India Opportunities

Delhi Gears Up To Install Solar Panels On Drain Network

The Government of the National Capital Territory of Delhi is looking forward to install solar power plants atop major canals in the capital. Officials from Energy Efficiency and Renewable Energy Management Centre (EERM) are visiting the state of Gujarat to get technical know how for installation of ‘canal-top’ solar projects. The 35-km long Supplementary Drain maintained by the Flood and Irrigation department is being considered for installation of solar panels as a pilot project. Around 20 MW of solar power generation capacity is expected on the installation of solar panels on the supplementary drain itself.