PEDA to install solar lights, gadgets in Rashtrapati Bhawan

Jalandhar: The Punjab Energy Development Agency (PEDA) will install solar lights and gadgets in the Rashtrapati Bhawan and Parliament and run them, its Chairman Manjit Singh said here on Thursday.

Singh said installation of lights and gadgets will start in the next four months and the project has been given to PEDA by the Centre owing to its expertise in the area of non-conventional and renewable energy sources.

The Chairman said the agency has also been given the best performance award in the country.

The agency will also instal solar energy equipment in houses or worship in the national capital and also Golden Temple, Durgiana Mandir and Anandpur Sahib among others.

PEDA would also start producing power from next year and would generate 350 MW energy, Singh said.

In coordination with Punjab State Electricity Board, the agency has chosen 13 circles in Punjab where CFLs would be provided on cheaper rates, the Chairman said.