NTPC installs 110 kWp Rooftop Solar PV plant
21st Oct, 2014
Dr Arup Roy Choudhury, CMD, NTPC inaugurated a 110 kWp Rooftop Solar PV plant at NTPC Engineering Office complex today. NTPC is focusing on installing Rooftop Solar PV systems at available roof areas in power stations to meet the energy requirements of its various offices. This is the first model solar rooftop project by NETRA, the R&D wing of NTPC having salient features like remote & string monitoring, seasonal tilt etc. for continuous monitoring and performance studies. 1,70,000 kWh of energy is expected to be generated from this Solar PV plant every year and Co2 reduction to extent of 163 tons per year is expected.
Shri A.K. Jha , Director ( Technical ), Shri S.N. Ganguly, RED (WR II), ED to CMD and ED(CC), Shri Thomas Joseph , ED , NETRA and senior officials were present on the occasion.
The System has been implemented under Jawaharlal Nehru National Solar Mission (JNNSM) grid connection Rooftop Solar PV scheme, Phase II, with 30% subsidy from MNRE.
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