Governor Inaugurates North India's Largest 2 MWp Floating Solar Power Plant Built by Hartek Solar
Chandigarh, India – Today, Honourable Governor of Punjab and Administrator, U.T. Chandigarh, Shri Banwari Lal Purohit, inaugurated North India's largest 2 MWp floating solar power plant at Chandigarh. The plant was commissioned by Chandigarh Renewal Energy and Science & Technology Promotion Society (CREST) and developed by Hartek Solar.
The floating solar power plant, situated at Water Works, Sector 39, Chandigarh, will generate 28,00,000 units of electricity annually. The plant is expected to offset 80,000 tonnes of CO2 emissions per year. This project is a major milestone in the transition to renewable energy in India and a significant step towards achieving sustainable energy goals and reducing carbon emissions in the region.
The inauguration was attended by Smt. Kirron Kher, Honourable member of Parliament, U.T. Chandigarh, Shri Dharam Pal, IAS, Adviser to the Administrator, UT Chandigarh, Shri Debendra Dalai, IFS, CEO, CREST, and Shri Nitin Kumar Yadav, IAS, Home Secretary, UT Chandigarh and other distinguished guests.
"We are thrilled to be a part of this ground-breaking project in Chandigarh," said Simarpreet Singh, Director of Hartek Group. "This floating solar power plant is a major step towards achieving sustainable energy goals and reducing carbon emissions in the region. We are committed to support and contribute to the development of renewable energy and Net Zero in India."
The floating solar power plant is not only a significant step towards achieving sustainable energy goals but also a major step towards meeting India's Net-Zero targets. Hartek Solar is committed to partnering with industries, institutions, and buildings to support the transition to renewable energy and meet these goals.