100 kWp @ NCET Bangalore

A roof top, solar photovoltaic power plant has been commissioned at the Nagarjuna College of Engineering & Technology, Yelahanka, Bangalore Campus in Karnataka.


The 100 kWp grid-tied unit has the capacity to produce 410 units per day average. However, in summer, the peak capacity of 500 units can be generated while during rainy season, the minimum units produced would be around 300 per day. J.V. Ranga Raju, Chairman & Secretary of Nagarjuna Educational Society, said the installed project will meet about 10 per cent of the campus power requirement in base case i.e. 10 per cent of energy shall be off settled in the power imported from the grid and diesel generator.


The break even for the project is four-five years.

The power plant has been designed, supplied, installed and commissioned by Varshini Power Projects, Hyderabad. It is the biggest solar power plant in the district as well as the biggest roof top project under KPTCL, the release said.