Punjab is a royal state of north India. Energy Conservation is one of the most crucial subjects today and Punjab is endowed with vast potential of solar energy with over 300 days of sunshine in a year and this key Renewable Energy Source is being efficiently exploited by PEDA. As the state is endowed with vast potential of solar energy estimated at 4-7 KWH/Sq.mtr of solar insolation levels.
The Punjab Government has launched a draft version of its renewable energy policy, which aims to meet 21% of its power requirement through renewable energy by the year 2030. The policy has set a target of deploying 3,000 MW of solar projects by 2030.
A major rooftop programme for Solar Photovoltaic Power Project has been launched in the state under which the rooftop SPV Power Projects has been setup at various important Govt., Institutional, and Religious buildings namely Punjab Raj Bhawan, Punjab Civil Secretariat , Golden Temple, Wagah Border, Punjab Agricultural University, Ludhiana and Pushpa Gujral Science City , Kapurthala. Rooftop projects shall be continued to be promoted in all sectors in order to enhance the share of solar power in the state
In winter (December, January, and February) the tilt should be 57.48◦, in spring (March, April, and May) 18.16◦, in summer (June, July, and August) 2.83◦, and in autumn (September,October, and November) 43.67◦. The yearly average of this value was found to be 30.61◦