Ministry of Home Affairs MHA and SECI sign MoU to realize India’s green energy initiative Posted On: 07 MAY 2022 11:15AM by PIB Delhi As a
Ministry of Home Affairs
MHA and SECI sign MoU to realize India’s green energy initiative
Posted On: 07 MAY 2022 11:15AM by PIB Delhi
As a step towards Government of India’s efforts to promote renewable energy thereby moving towards a carbon neutral economy, under the guidance of Union Home Minister Shri Amit Shah, the Ministry of Home Affairs has initiated a proposal to install Solar Energy Panels in the campuses of Central Armed Police Forces (CAPFs) and National Security Guard (NSG). Accordingly, a Memorandum of Understanding (MoU) was signed on May 6th, between Ministry of Home Affairs (MHA) and Solar Energy Corporation of India Limited (SECI) in New Delhi, in the presence of Union Home Secretary and Secretary, Ministry of New and Renewable Energy. This Umbrella MoU envisages collaboration between the two parties for jointly undertaking installation of Solar Rooftop PV Power Plants.
On the basis of available data, the Solar Energy Corporation of India (SECI) has estimated the total solar power potential of 71.68 Megawatts in the campuses of CAPFs & NSG. SECI having expertise in the field of solar power projects, will either directly or through an agency or agencies selected through a competitive bidding process, support the MHA in implementing rooftop solar PV power plants.
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