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India’s Parliamentary Building follows the Green Trend in Installing Solar Panels like the White House

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Putting up Solar Panels on prominent landmarks is an easy and cheap way to promote Green Energy.In the last few years, a number forĀ  prominent places in the world have been installing solar energy in an effort to reduce GHGs and to publicize the clean economy.It advertises the advantages of putting solar panels in powering buildings which account for 40% of the global energy usage.’s Sydney’s Opera House,India’s Golden Temple are some of the other landmarks that have installed solar panels to cut fossil fuel use and encourage the use of renewable energy.White House has also decided to install solar panels next year after a prolonged campaign by green activists.Note White House had earlier installed solar panels during the time of Jimmy Carter and the OPEC Oil Embargo.These has been decommissioned by Reagan reflecting changedĀ  energy fundamentals.India’s Parliament House has now decided to go green using solar panels and biomass plants to drastically reduce its carbon footprint.The Indian Parliament generate a huge amount of food waste which will help in powering the biomass plant.

Indian Parliament building to adopt eco-friendly measures – Zee

The Parliament will soon have a bio-gas plant and solar gadgets to cut down costs and dependence on conventional sources of energy. Sources in the Renewable Energy Ministry said a scheme worth Rs 2.53 crore to set up biogas plant by decomposition of food waste has already been worked out and it will be implemented by February next year. This will save around Rs 55-60 lakhs currently spend on Liquefied Petroleum Gas (LPG).Besides setting up a biomass plant, the building will also soon have solar PV systems and solar heaters to promote renewable energy technologies and ensure regular supply of 20,000 liters of hot water as well 280 units of electricity per day.


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