Rooftop solar energy panels to be set up in all CAPF establishments
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A Memorandum of Understanding (MoU) was signed between the Ministry of Home Affairs (MHA) and Solar Energy Corporation of India Limited (SECI) in New Delhi on 6 May 2022, in order to realise the objectives of green energy and the efforts of the Government of India towards a carbon-neutral economy.
This umbrella MoU envisages cooperation between the two sides for jointly setting up solar rooftop PV power plants.
The move will help generate up to 71.68 MW of solar power and facilitate the use of green energy in a large number of security installations across India.
There are around 10 lakh personnel in CAPFs - CRPF, BSF, CISF, ITBP and SSB and they are deployed in different areas of security in different parts of the country.
Based on the available data, SECI has estimated a total solar power capacity of 71.68 MW in the campuses of CAPFs and NSG.
The SECI has expertise in the field of solar power projects.
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