Jamia Millia Islamia is planning to becomeemission-freeand fullyrenewable energy-reliant while turning itself into a source of electricity for theOkhlaarea.
The university, which now has a 2.25MWsolar power plant — the largest among all central universities in the country — has also started constructing two sewage water treatment plants and will follow the green building concept for all constructions on the campus.
“The university got in touch with a NCR-based leading solar developer, SunSource Energy, which executed the project on a turnkey basis and will maintain it for the next 25 years under therenewable energy service company (Resco) model,” Jamia executive engineer Liyaqat Zaidi said, adding that the university is trying to minimise its carbon footprint.
In all, 7,042 solar panels have been installed on the rooftops in over 54 campus buildings. “With the installation of the 2.25MW plant, Jamia Millia Islamia is expected to save over Rs 1 crore annually apart from significantly contributing to the environment,” said Kushagra Nandan, COO & co-founder of the company.
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Jamia Millia Islamia University has joined the long list of educational institutes that have turned to solar power to light up their classrooms. Recently, the university commissioned a 2.25 MW solar photovoltaic (PV) project at its premises in the national capital.The university will now get solar power at a tariff of ₹3.39 (~$0.04711)/kWh for the […]
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