Amritsar: Union Minister for New and Renewable Energy, Farooq Abdullah on Sunday paid obeisance at Golden Temple here.

After paying the homage, Abdullah visited langar (community kitchen) and inspected the solar heating plant and solar energy plant here.

"Recently installed solar energy plant was operating successfully and producing 25 megawatt electricity for the Golden Temple," said the Union Minister for New and Renewable Energy.

One more plant was also being installed by the Union Government, which would produce electricity in bulk and would enable the Temple to meet demand of electricity up to good extent, he said.