Ultimate Sun Systems has commissioned a 500 KW rooftop solar plant at the Maharshi Markandeshwar Engineering college situated in Mullana in Ambala district of Haryana, the local news website New Kerala has reported. The project was an expansion of the existing installations of 1 MW grid tied rooftop facility.
The project sanctioned and approved by SECI (Solar Energy Corporation of India) is currently generating approximately 750,000 KWh of electricity every year. The SECI has also provided 30 % subsidy to this project.
This expansion will lead to substantial decrease in carbon emissions and would be equivalent to planting 22,000 teak trees according to B.S Yadav, Managing Director Ultimate Sun systems.
Ultimate Sun Systems is also planning to expand into other parts of India, Asia and Africa for the encouragement solar rooftop systems.