The renewable energy venture of the Hero group, Hero Future Energies (HFE), commissioned ~ 1 MW rooftop solar projects for Delhi Technical University (DTU), Netaji Subhash Institute of Technology (NSIT), Indira Gandhi Delhi Technical University for Women (IGDTU) and Shaheed Sukhdev Singh College with (Indraprastha Power Generation Co. Ltd.) IPGCL as its nodal agency in Delhi.
The intent of installing solar projects in educational institutes has far reaching impact on the environment and the society. Once again technical universities of Delhi strengthened its numero Uno position by going solar for four of its institutes in a row.
“Energy Efficiency and Renewable Energy Management Centre, Department of Power, Government of National Capital Territory of Delhi (GNCTD) is committed to work towards making Delhi a Solar City. This is the first step towards it, till now solar PV plants with a total capacity of 32MW have been installed in Delhi,” said R. K. Srivastava, Executive Officer, Government of NCT of Delhi.
“Educational institutes are ideal case studies for rooftop solar. The output from rooftop plants, can be consumed optimally without the need to store, due to their huge requirements and daytime peak working hours at the campuses,” stated Sunil Jain, CEO, Hero Future Energies while flagging off the projects commented,