December 01, 2020 08:51 PM

Chandigarh (Face2News)

In a bid to promote solar energy in Haryana, the Uttar Haryana Bijli Vitran Nigam (UHBVN) has implemented a plan to install solar systems on houses under Phase-2 Scheme as per the Guidelines of Ministry of New and Renewable Energy. Under this scheme, consumers will be given 40 percent subsidy up to 3 kW and 20 percent for more than 3 kW and up to 10 kW for installing solar systems on their rooftops from empanelled solar firms.

Giving information in this regard, the spokesperson of the UHBVN said that by installing a 1 KW solar system, the consumer can save up to Rs 6,000 during the year and the expenditure on installing this solar system can be compensated in five to six years. The names and mobile numbers of the firms that have been listed for installation of solar systems under this scheme are: - Nexa Solar Private Limited - 9518837657, Xpanz Energy Solutions LLP- 9999767040, Sungrid Electric Pvt. Ltd. - 9210200051, Fidus Solar Energy Solutions - 9784489308, Sun Switch India Pvt. Ltd. - 7891398061, Verde Solaire Pvt. Ltd. - 9810538955, Maven Solar Pvt. Ltd. - 9671799866, Shri Mahaveer Enterprises - 9468270047, ARC Renewables Pvt. - 9899992521, Ritika Systems Pvt. Ltd. -8800564525. To avail this scheme, it is necessary to use equipment manufactured as per Indian standards. The Corporation has fixed rates per watt according to the different categories.

He said that the rates have been set by the UHBVN to install solar systems on the roofs of houses. Consumers can reduce their electricity bills by installing solar systems as per their requirements. He said that this scheme will generate electricity from solar energy in a new and renewable form on a large scale, which will reduce pollution along with saving on the electricity bill. Thus, by adopting this scheme, consumers can contribute significantly towards environmental protection. Full details of this scheme are available on the website of the Electricity Department at www.uhbvn.org.in. Consumers can contact their nearest power sub-divisional officer for more information in this context.

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