Chandigarh to get four solar power projects worth Rs 430million

Chandigarh Renewal Energy and Science and Technology Promotion (CREST) will install four solar projects totalling 6.5 MW capacity in different parts of Chandigarh.

The Chandigarh administration has given financial sanctions to these projects and a financial estimate of around Rs 430million has been prepared. Final rates are likely to be decided after the tender process.The four projects include two first of their kind solar power projects in the region over the two rivulets, N-Choe and Patiala ki Rao at a cost of Rs 130million each. The capacity of both the projects will be 2 MW each. A 2 MW capacity solar project is to come up on floating water works in Sector 39 at an estimated cost of Rs 120 million. The fourth project of 500 kW will come up at Dhanas Lake at an estimated cost of Rs 50 million.

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