Hisar (D)

  • Haryana to set up three solar energy plants

    Chandigarh: The Haryana Power Generation Corporation (HPGCL) is venturing into solar power generation by setting up solar energy-based power plants at Panipat, Yamunanagar and Khedar in Hisar. HPGCL plans to tap the vast solar energy potential and earn carbon credits by generating power through this clean source.

  • Haryana plan for bio-fuel production

    The Haryana government has formulated a plan for mass production of bio-fuels from all kinds of biomass and organic waste. A spokesman of the Haryana Renewable Energy Development Agency said by converting biomass, animal waste, hospital waste, hotel waste, industries waste into bio-fuels, the emission of extremely lethal methane gas into environment could be prevented.

  • Reliance for solar project in state

    Reliance Industries headed by Mukesh Ambani has offered to set up a solar power plant in Haryana at an initial cost of Rs 125 crore. Reliance is already setting up two special economic zones in Gurgaon and Jhajjar districts. In a letter written to Chief Minister Bhupinder Singh Hooda, Ambani expressed his desire to set up 5 MW grid-connected solar photovoltaic power plant in Hisar district or any other suitable location. The company has chosen Hisar because it feels that the area has "one of the best possible solar insolation throughout the year in the state. He said his company would progressively expand the project. Appreciating the efforts being made by the Haryana Renewable Energy Development Agency (HAREDA) to promote solar energy, Ambani said the Reliance would like to support HAREDA initiatives. He said an investment in the solar power plant would also help in generating employment as well as in the development of the region.

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