CHANDIGARH: Bhakra Beas Management Board (BBMB) in its overall plan to produce green energy has taken-up installation of grid connected rooftop solar PV projects on the roofs of its non-residential buildings offices, Ground Mounted and Floating Solar PV Plants. This is part of its contribution to renewable energy initiatives of Ministry of New and Renewable Energy, Government of India.
In the series, BBMB has already commissioned 435 kWp Rooftop Solar Power Plants at Chandigarh, Jamalpur, Jalandhar, Narela and Punjabi Bag at New Delhi.
Continuing the process, BBMB has further commissioned four grid connected Roof-top Solar Projects at 31 non-residential buildings with total installed capacity of 950kWp at Ganguwal (100 kWp) and at Nangal (850kWp) on 12th June, 2019 and 23rd June, 2019 respectively. With the commissioning of these plants, BBMB has completed installation of 37 rooftop solar stations on non-residential buildings with a total capacity of 1385 kWp. All these solar rooftop power plants are SCADA compliant for data transmission and monitoring purposes.
Roof-top Solar Power Plants of around 1154 kWp are at different stages of execution at various Project sites and Sub-stations of BBMB. Besides installation of more rooftop PV plants on the sub-station and non-residential buildings, installation of 4 MWp ground mounted solar PV plant at Nangal & Talwara and 15 MWp floating solar PV plant at Nangal has also been taken in hand.
Sh. D.K.Sharma, Chairman, BBMB congratulated BBMB employees for this achievement and intimated that BBMB would produce sufficient solar power for its own use in offices, schools, hospitals and other infrastructure.