Amritsar now has the world’s largest Single Rooftop Solar Power Plant
World’s largest Single Rooftop Solar Power Plant with capacity of 11.5 MegaWatt (MW) is now operational at Dera Baba Jaimal Singh at Beas, in #Amritsar, Punjab. It was inaugurated by Punjab Chief Minister Prakash Singh #Badal on 18 May 2016.
The plant has been set up with the cost of 139 crore rupees.
• This state-of-the-art project was installed by the Radha Soami Satsang Beas Educational and Environmental Society with technical collaboration of Punjab Energy Development Agency (PEDA).
• The project will generate clean and green energy sufficient to power approximately 8000 homes.
This solar power project at Dera Beas will help in abating about 4 lakh tonnes of Carbon Dioxide (CO2) in next 25 years. This is equivalent to plant nearly 2 lakh trees.