US keen to explore solar energy options in Punjab
The United States has expressed interest in exploring promotion of solar energy options in Punjab. It is learnt that US is keen to promote bilateral cooperation in the alternate and renewable energy sector and that American firms are ready to set up units in partnership with industries in Punjab. Representatives of American firms were in Punjab to learn about the commercial aspects and the opportunities available to them.
An official of the US consulate provided information on the areas for promotion and development of solar photovoltaic-based technology and implementation of energy conservation.