Jamshedpur, June 28: State Government offers 50 per cent subsidy for installation of Solar Roof Tops in Households and 10 % subsidy to industry.
Arvind Kumar , project director, Jharkhand Renewable Energy Development Authority ( JREDA)announced that the state government is keen to provide subsidy to encourage the installation of solar roof tops for consumers , households and also for industries.
Kumar was addressing the second Green Conclave 2017- Think Renewal , The Smart Alternative organised by the Confederation of Indian Industry ( CII) at Beldih Club.
He said that JREDA is actively working on creating awareness about the uses of solar, wind, biogas and biomass-based various technologies amongst public, and also to promote the policies and programmes necessary for popularising the applications of various new and renewable energy technologies in the State.
NeerajKant ,chairman CII Jamshedpur Zonal Council in his opening remarks mentioned that renewable energy sources and technologies have potential to provide solutions to the long-standing energy problems being faced by the country. He added that today, renewable account for about 33 per cent of India’s primary energy consumptions.
India is increasingly adopting responsible renewable energy techniques and taking positive steps towards carbon emissions, cleaning the air and ensuring a more sustainable future. He also mentioned that the government is playing an active role in promoting the adoption of renewable energy resources by offering a host of incentives to the industry.
Shubhenjit Chaudhuri, convener mining , Environment & Sustainability Panel , CII Jharkhand highlighted the need for industries to go green . He also mentioned that the use of renewables is their prime choice for enhancing access to affordable, reliable and cleaner sources of modern energy services.
More than 170 countries have established renewable energy targets, and nearly 150 have enacted policies to catalyze investments in renewable energy technologies.
Many are looking to partner with an increasingly active private sector. He also highlighted that renewable energy sources and technologies have potential to provide solutions to the long-standing energy problems being faced by india. He further added that the renewable energy sources like wind energy, solar energy, geothermal energy, ocean energy, biomass energy and fuel cell technology can be used to overcome energy shortage in India.
Ashish Mathur ,managing director, Jusco , highlighted that the need for promoting the use of renewable sources is now.
He also mentioned that Jusco is actively working on effectively utilizing solar energy for town electrification. He also added that Jamshedpur will have the privilege of being one of the first zero discharge cities in the country.