The biggest and first 100+kW solar rooftop system on a residential apartment complex- Ark Serene near Channasandra, Bangalore. This is also the biggest installation byy owners association.
106kW of Solar power plant was installed using power optimizers manufactured by SolarEdge and Solar panels manufactured by Waaree Energies. This system generates about 12720 units at an average per month. This generation saves about 1,10,000 rupees/month on the electricity bills. System benefits the environment by saving the CO2 emissions up to 25,250 kg/month. It’s equivalent to planting 85 trees/month aged about 10 years each.
This multistoried apartment complex had spent for their on-grid solar rooftop system using power optimizers making it as an intelligent investment considering saving of electricity bills and environmental aspect. Returns are expected to come in about 5 – 6 years. The system was designed to work for 25 years and even the warranties of modules and optimizers itself come with 25 years ensuring the life of 25 years. With increasing electricity bills of about 5% each year, this plant creates an income of about 6.2crores by the end of 25 years.
This project was featured in media, encouraging other apartments complex to consider the idea of installing solar on their rooftops saving not just their common electricity bills but also the environmental impact. It also inspires the young generations living in the complex about the idea of turning into sustainable.
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