"These 1200 panels are producing 5 kilowatt to 20 kw electricity. Such solar panels will now be installed in 1000 more educational institutions within a year," Chattopadhyay told reporters on the sidelines of a programme here Tuesday.
A total of 21 megawatt power is now being produced via solar panels for use of those educational institutions, he said.
When the Mamata Banerjee government came to power in 2011, there were only 85 lakh households using non-conventional electricity, which has now reached 1.85 crore, he said.
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