An aggressive plan should be put in place to accelerate Solar cities programme by attracting Rooftop solar power and solar water heating taking advantage of INR 2217 crore allocation to clean air pollution in cities and INR for Solar energy. Noteworthy most of the polluted cities are also classified as Solar cities. The 7 mega textile parks will also increase demand for heat. Solar energy can supplement the requirements.
– Jaideep N. Malaviya, Secretary General, Solar Thermal Federation of India