HP commissions solar power plant in Hamirpur

HP commissions solar power plant in Hamirpur
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HAMIRPUR: Under the Himachal state bona fide entrepreneurship program, the first solar power plant of Hamirpur district, Himachal Pradesh has come up in a village in Hamirpur. With the project, the government will be incrementing their power capacity by 250-500 kW and the initiative is directed towards ensuring 100 per cent electricity supply across Himachal.

The project has been built in an estimated cost of approximately Rs 2 crore and the government officials who have contributed in the establishment of the plant estimate its functioning to begin by the end of October.

The engineer who has contributed in the design of the plant said, “Double glass modules from Europe with 30 years of warranty have been installed with 1,500 Volt (V) solar optimised inverters.” Wattan Singh Mehla, executive engineer, electricity subdivision, Barsar, said, Himachal Pradesh Electricity Board Limited will start procuring power from the project for Rs 4.20 per unit.

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