A 100 kWp solar photovoltaic rooftop plant has been installed at Padmasri Dr BV Raju Institute of Technology in Narsapur, about 50 km from Hyderabad. The project is the first-of-its-kind among all the JNTU-affiliated colleges in Andhra Pradesh.
From this month, the plant will harness solar power to the tune of 100 kWp. The plant consists of a total 400 PV modules - each 250Wp - supplied by SIRIUS Solar Energy, Hyderabad, a press release from the Institute said. It was executed by Solaris Innovations & Systems, Hyderabad
The Institute said that the Rs 1.3 crore project is installed under the Jawaharlal Nehru National Solar Mission (JNNSM) Phase-III programme through New & Renewable Energy Development Corporation of Andhra Pradesh (NREDCAP). Ministry of New and Renewable Energy (MNRE), provided a subsidy of 30 per cent.