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Delhi to generate over 2,000 MW of solar energy by 2025

IANS  |  New Delhi 

With an aim to generate more than 2,000 MW of solar in the national capital by 2025, the government is laying out a comprehensive roadmap to encourage adoption of rooftop solar projects by the residential sector.

In order to achieve this goal and understand the opportunities and challenges in aggregating the consumer demand, the Efficiency and Renewable Management Centre (EE&REM), Delhi's Department of Power, on Monday organised a consultation workshop 'Rooftop Solar Demand Aggregation Program for Domestic Consumers'.

The workshop, supported by the SUPRABHA (for Rooftop Solar Acceleration in Bharat), a World Bank-SBI Rooftop SolarTechnical Assistance (TA) Programme discussed the opportunities and challenges faced by Service Company (RESCO) developers in setting up solar rooftop projects in the cityA

In his address, said: "It is the endeavour of the Government to promote the use of by all sectors.

"The residential sector is a key component in an urban setup like and we are exploring ways and means to make it easy for this sector to adopt rooftop solar. The model enables this by minimising capital expenditure for homeowners and RWAs. The Delhi Government's aim is to generate 1000 MW by 2020 and 2000 MW by 2025 through Rooftop Solar Installations."



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First Published: Mon, July 23 2018. 20:02 IST