RWA’s plan to install Solar Panel on building rooftops. A unique plan has been made by the Resident Welfare Associations (RWAs) of various societies in Gurugram to stop high rises being used as suicide points by depressed people. Building rooftops may now be utilised to get solar electricity.Rooftops of multi story buildings are usually locked to prevent any mishap, an official from Haryana’s renewable energy department. But now, the RWA want to develop the space in a constructive manner. “The rooftops of residential apartments come under common area and as there have been several suicide incidents in the past, they are generally kept locked.”Rameshwar Singh, project officer of solar power and renewable energy in Gurugram said,” We have recommended the installation of a solar energy system that would help to generate electricity of its own, consume and sale to discom body in case of excessive production.”According to sources on an average 7 to 8 suicides take place from Gurugram high-rises every year. More than 5,000 multi-story buildings are there in both residential and commercial sections in the city. Roof tops of four residential societies have fully been covered with solar panels and recognised themselves as green societies. They are using solar electricity to run common lifts, light in common areas such as clubs, gym and community center of these societies.
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