Ajay Agrawal, and Dr K M Soni, Former ADGs, Central Public Works Dept.

Government of India launched solar mission in 2010 with the target of deploying 20,000 MW of grid connected solar power by 2022 which was revised to 1,00,000 MW in 2015. Revised target comprises of 40 GW Rooftop and 60 GW through large and medium scale grid connected solar power projects. With this ambitious target, India will become one of the largest green energy producers in the world, surpassing several developed countries.

Solar trees

CPWD, being a government organisation took a lead to provide solar rooftop power system in existing general pool office buildings and also in new buildings. Such system was provided with individual rooftop panels supported on frames on the roofs of the buildings.

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