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Rooftop Solar System of 230 KW capacity inaugurated at IITM

Indian Institute of Tropical Meteorology (IITM)  inaugurated its 230.4 KWp Roof Top Solar Power plant on 24 November 2017 at the hands of Dr Rajeevan, Hon’ble Secretary, MoES, in presence of Dr K.J. Ramesh, Director General, IMD, Dr S.C. Shenoi, Director, NIOT, Dr. E.N. Rajagopal, Director, NCMRWF and Prof. Ravi S. Nanjundiah, Director, IITM. This 230KWp roof top solar power plant has been installed under RESCO model on IITM Admin building, CCCR building, Library building, with estimated power generation of 3,61,410 KWh/ANNUM and ANNUAL CARBON EMISSION SAVING of 339 TON/ANNUM with approximate cost saving of 16Lakh/Annum. This initiative by MoES falls in line with Hon'ble Prime Minister Narendra Modi’s call for building a solar powered nation.

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