Governments to install rooftop solar systems on public buildings
Greater Chennai Corporation’s 662 buildings to get solar panels under Smart City Program
The Greater Chennai Corporation has planned to install solar panels on 662 of its buildings, including government offices, schools, and hospitals and these together are expected to generate 3.06 MW of electricity. The total project cost is 224 million.
Surplus energy will be used for streetlights in the neighborhood.
In the first phase of the scheme 5 kW was installed in Royapuram region under the government’s Smart City Program.
Greater Chennai Corporation's office located at: Egmore