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10 August 2021

Highways to have solar panels


The Ministry of Road Transport & Highways has decided to explore solar energy generation potential on national highways and install solar panels in available places that are not earmarked to be used for any transport/highway related services/plantation and meet the requirements for installation of solar panels.
The National Highways Authority of India (NHAI) has signed a memorandum of understanding (MoU) with Energy Efficiency Services (EESL), a joint venture (JV) of PSU of Ministry of Power, to conduct feasibility studies of establishment of solar power projects on the available vacant land parcels with NHAI and rooftops of NHAI buildings/structures at toll plazas and other NHAI-owned buildings/structures. So far, no proposal has been received by NHAI.
Solar panels have been installed on EPE & DME at Duhai Interchange of 382 kWp and Dasna Interchange of 450 kWp capacity and on roof tops of toll plazas in the projects of Purre-Sotapur (No 1), Nagpur bypass (No 1), Waiganga Bridge to Chhattisgarh Border (No 1) & Solapur Yedlshi (No 2)...Read More
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