MNRE (G.O.I), New Delhi has selected Chandigarh to develop as
Model Solar City through Chandigarh Renewal Energy, Science and
Technology Promotion Society (CREST). Master Plan for Model solar
City was prepared by The Energy and Resource Institute (TERI).
The Master Plan of Solar City has been approved by MNRE, GOI in
Department of Science & Technology, UT Chandigarh through
CHANDIGARH RENEWAL ENERGY SCIENCE & TECHNOLOGY PROMOTIONAL SOCIETY
is the Nodal Agency for executing Solar & other RE Projects.
Solar City: The Concept
A "solar city"
is an urban area that aims to:
Reduce dependence on fossil fuels for its energy needs
Limit emission levels to sustainable levels even while maintaining
the desired socio-economic development growth
SOLAR ENERGY INITITATIVES/STRATEGIES TO BE ADOPTED
Photo Voltaic Power Generation( Grid Connected)
Roof Top Based Solar power Generation
Use of Landfill site for Solar Power Generation
(B) Solar Water Heating System
(C) SPV Street Light system in Parks, Gardens etc