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Title: Solar power system must for all colleges by January 2014
Source:The Hindu
Date:7 December 2012
With the State mandating six percent SPO (solar purchase obligation) for all colleges, the Higher Education Department kick-started a campaign on the need to install solar power system to fulfil the mandate by January 2014. Higher Education Minister Mr. P. Palaniappan said that the recently unveiled Solar Energy Policy 2012 mandated six per cent SPO on (HT consumers, including) colleges. Since Tamil Nadu had the maximum number of universities and colleges with vast campuses and plenty of space for rooftop solar systems there should not be any problem in achieving the mandate.

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