Achievements of Punjab

Non-Conventional Energy

Achievements (2007-12)

  • New Non Conventional Energy Policy 2012 approved and implemented.
  • Punjab was successfully generating 132.45 MW from Hydel Power Projects.
  • 47 MW capacity Biomass Co generation plants commissioned during current year.
  • 240 KW capacity Rooftop SPV power plants commissioned.
  • 5.0 Lac LPD solar water heating systems have been installed in the State.
  • 8100 nos family size biogas plants have been installed in the state of Punjab.
  • 100 Nos SPV Pumps installation in process.
  • Installation of Solar Energy Panels made mandatory for Public and Private Buildings.
  • Indias Largest Solar Thermal System in Kangaroo Industries Limited at Village Kanech in Ludhiana having capacity of 1 Lac Liter per day for evaporation and condensation of water of industry.

Targets for 2012-17

  • 1000 MW power generation from Non Conventional Energy sources.
  • Solar Power Plants to be set up on all the Government Buildings 2017.
  • Amritsar and Mohali to be developed as a Solar City.
  • New Non Conventional Energy Policy 2012 to attract Rs 18000 Crore Investment in Punjab.
  • Employment for more than 25000 youths.
  • Solar Photovoltaic Rooftops to generate power in 120 police stations.
  • 18 Under Construction Hydel Power Projects.
  • Punjab to develop Bio Mass Power Plants.
  • Farmers would earn Rs. 2500 per acre from paddy straw.
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