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Dilli Haat achieves 98% energy from solar power

NEW DELHI: Delhi government signed an agreement with Clean Max Solar for Dilli Haat on Tuesday.The Solar Company commissioned a 140 KWP solar plant at the food and craft Bazaar, Dilli Haat in Pitampura. According to sources, this rooftop solar power plant is expected to generate 1.97 lac units of electricity through the year. This will help achieve a whopping 50 percent saving per unit, reducing INR 9.7 lacs per annum on the electricity cost.

With Delhi's electricity consumption on the rise, rooftop solar plants will assist in bridging the demand-supply gap. Moreover, with the rising levels in pollution, plants will provide some respite to the smog engulfed city with the inclusion of sustainable energy. The solar plant is expected to reduce CO2 by 186 tonnes per annum.
"This has made it a good business proposition for the State Government of Delhi in their efforts to make this renowned tourist destination green and sustainable," said a senior power officer.

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