BSES & EESL Shake Hands for Rooftop solar, EV charging

In a move to promote energy efficiency and the use of renewable energy in the capital, Delhi distribution company (discom) BSES Rajdhani Power Ltd (BRPL) has entered into a strategic partnership with state-run Energy Efficiency Serviced Ltd (EESL).

A BSES release said the scope of the memorandum of understanding (MoU) will cover developing technologies like rooftop solar, smart meters, electric vehicles (EVs), EV charging stations, solar irrigation pumps and energy storage solutions.

The MoU has an initial duration of three years.

Last week, the two BSES discoms in the capital announced they had signed a power sale agreement with state-run Solar Energy Corporation to procure 200 MW of wind power at the competitive tariff of Rs 2.52 per unit.

According to BSES, the power is expected be available from November 2019 for a period of 25 years.