News Brief | December 2014
Kesco to have solar power panels
The Collectorate, Kesco and Vikas Bhawan in Kanpur will soon be equipped with solar power panels to meet power demand. Recently, Uttar Pradesh has directed all districts to go for solar power as the State was reeling under power scarcity. The district magistrate had decided to install a solar power plant at the collectorate building. The plant would be able to meet the demand of collectorate office. Rooftop photovoltaic (PV) cells would be installed. Solar power panels would be installed at Kesco and Vikas Bhawan. If these projects run successfully, then the administration would ask other government offices and multi-story buildings to install solar panels in the buildings to counter power scarcity, the DM added.