Monday, 10 June 2013

Solar Energy To Power Himachal Pradesh

To shift towards utilizing eco-friendly resources of energy and to reduce dependancy on power from the state energy organization, the Himachal Pradesh School (HPU) is preparing to set up a solar energy place on its university. The 50 kw (KW) solar energy attentive unit will be set up soon, said the HPU dean (planning) Lecturer PKAhluwalia, verifying the varsity's shift.

Prof Ahluwalia added, "This Rs 1.30 crore project will help us to deal with the increasing energy requirement and enable the university be energy efficient. The university has handled to set aside Rs 15 lakh to be spent on the project while we are also seeking 90% subsidy from the secretary of state for non-conventional resources of energy to set up the solar energy panel technology place. The project is likely to be applied in next three months."

The dean further said a member of parliament (MP) has contributed two solar energy panel systems for the women's hostel. "These solar energy panel technology resources will be helpful in dealing with increased requirement in the hostels and supply the water to hostel areas, labs and structures in the university besides lighting street lighting and other lighting," Prof Ahluwalia said.

According to resources the university serves nearly 1,900-2,000 students in 14 hostels for kids. Electricity is absorbed 24 / 7 in hostels to heat the water and run equipment which often lead to filled bills.