Thursday, 7 November 2013

Solarsis sets up rooftop solar PV unit for IIT-Madras

Solar photovoltaic solutions company Solarsis has installed a rooftop solar photo-voltaic system for IIT-Madras. This system incorporates various technologies in modules and inverters. The solar plant has been installed on top of the 50-year-old Electrical Sciences Block at IIT-Madras that aims to build 1-MW solar unit on top of its existing buildings. 

Venkat Rajaraman, CEO, of the Hyderabad-based Solarsis, in a statement said the structure is designed to withstand high wind zone of the Chennai coastal region. The plant also brings high degree of reliability and protection to enable to smooth interaction with the grid.

“We plan to test smart controller for solar, which is currently being designed by IIT-M, with the rooftop solar plant. Also the elevated structures ensure that we continue to use the roof as before for our regular use,” Ashok Jhunjhunwala, Electrical Engineering Department said. The IIT Madras Solarsis rooftop solar plant is a mix of different types of modules of various capacities. The 90KW plant will generate 1.5 lakh units a year and helps offset 90 tonnes of carbon dioxide.

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