New Delhi, August 13: It will soon become mandatory for all new constructions to install solar panel in Greater Noida to meet atleast 10 per cent of their electricity requirement. To meet the guidelines of Smart Cities Mission, Greater Noida aims that this initiative of promoting renewable energy to supplement electricity supply will help. Maharashtra: Plan Afoot to Install Floating Solar Panels in Jayakwadi, Ujani Dams to Generate Electricity.
The private developers will be mandatorily asked to install solar panels and they will be checked before approving the layout plans. These will also be included in the building bylaws and will be discussed during the board meeting by the end of the year. These initiatives are a step towards energy conservation and reduction in wastage of energy.
Last year, a state-run agency in Maharashtra came up with a plan to install solar panels in the backwater of two dams to generate electricity. Jayakwadi dam, located in Aurangabad district of Central Maharashtra, and Ujani dam in Solapur district of Western Maharashtra are the sites of the solar power generation project.