JNU goes green, installs 100 KWp rooftop solar

The solar power plant installed with the help of  M/s PEC Ltd. was inaugurated by M. Jagadesh Kumar, Vice-Chancellor.

Rooftop Solar Power

The Jawaharlal Nehru University (JNU) has installed 100 KWp solar photovoltaic power plant at the roof top of the administration building (50 KWp) and at the school of social sciences-III (50 KWp). The solar power plant installed with the help of  M/s PEC Ltd. a GOI enterprise under the Minister of Commerce was inaugurated by M. Jagadesh Kumar, Vice-Chancellor of JNU on Monday.

The 100 KWp solar power plant will generate 400-450 units of green power daily for about 300 days in a year. Total annual green power generation is projected to be around 1.2 to 1.5 Lakh units.

Using solar power will reduce the carbon foot print reducing the atmospheric pollution. JNU will strive to install at least 2 MW of solar power to run its research labs efficiently,” said M. Jagadesh Kumar.

With PTI Inputs

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