India’s 1st Portable Solar Rooftop System Inaugurated in Gandhinagar
Portable Solar Rooftop System – On Monday, India’s first portable solar rooftop system was unveiled at Gandhinagar’s Swaminarayan Akshardham temple complex. The German development agency, Deutsche Gesellschaft für Internationale Zusammenarbeit, financed the construction of 10 PV Port systems in the temple complex (GIZ).
The devices were installed as part of a project launched by the Union Ministry of New and Renewable Energy to build Renewable Energy towns across India.
The PV Port systems, designed by GIZ, are basic plug-and-play photovoltaic systems with or without battery storage that have a minimum capacity of 2 kWp. Under the Make in India project, the PV Ports were made by Servotech Power Systems Limited (SPSL), a major manufacturer of high-end solar goods, LEDs, oxygen concentrators, and EV charging equipment situated in New Delhi.
Solar energy must play a significant role in lowering the country’s reliance on traditional electricity sources. The PV Port technology is paving the path for wider solar power adoption in the country. GIZ and the Ministry of New and Green Energy have given us the opportunity to help usher in a renewable transition,” stated Raman Bhatia, Founder and Managing Director of Servotech Power Systems Ltd.
In the presence of GERMI Vice-Chairman Hasmukh Adhia, Gujarat Climate Change Department Joint Secretary B.H Talati, and officials from the Swaminarayan Akshardham temple, the 10 PV Port systems were inaugurated.
The 10 PV Port systems will work in conjunction with the temple’s existing 200 kWp solar system to successfully replace polluting fossil fuels. “Such coordination and the benefits that follow are likely to greatly benefit customers.”
Portable Solar Rooftop System
“We are quite optimistic that the relationships will give us with insights to cope with developing difficulties and capitalise on possibilities at the city level, allowing us to duplicate the outcomes in other cities across India,” said GIZ Principal Advisor Joerg Gaebler.
Servotech Power Systems has previously built more than 30 PV Port systems in Gandhinagar, including at Pandit Deendayal Energy University, GSPC Bhavan, Indroda Park, NIFT, Arya Bhavan, and other locations.
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