To encourage the use of sustainable energy through non-conventional resources, BHEL Haridwar is setting up a 5 MW grid interactive Solar PV power plant near its 132 KV sub-station. General Manager (Incharge) HEEP, Sanjay Gulati and General Manager (Incharge) CFFP, Rajiv Mehra performed the ‘Bhoomi Pujan’ of this ambitious project here at Haridwar.
Addressing the gathering, Gulati said that sustainable energy produced from non-conventional resources is the future of power in India. He said that preservation of the environment is the need of the hour and enhanced focus on production of green energy is the best way out. Government of India is also promoting renewable energy infrastructure in the country in a big way, he added. Rajiv Mehra said that current scenario in the country is favourable to addition of clean energy projects like solar power plants.