Grundfos India installs a roof top solar power plant

Grundfos Pumps India Pvt. Ltd (Grundfos India) announced the successful installation of a roof top solar power plant at its headquarters in Chennai. The estimated annual power generation from this plant will be 78,000 kWh with an annual cost savings of ` 13 lakhs. This will also lead to a reduction of 25,000 litres of diesel consumption annually, contributing to a reduction of 70 tonnes of CO2 emission per year.
A total of 216 solar photo voltaic panels (EMMVEE), each of 240 Wp capacity has been used. With a capacity of 51.84 kW, this rooftop solar power plant is a grid connected system, consisting of solar photovoltaic panels, inverters and connecting cables. As this system does not have a battery, its operation is simple and it remains a completely green installation. Sudeep Jain, IAS, Chairman and Managing Director, Tamil Nadu Energy Development Agency (TEDA), inaugurated the roof top solar power plant at the Grundfos India headquarters.
Commenting on this installation, Ranganath N. K., Managing Director, Grundfos India, said “At Grundfos India, we are very passionate about sustainability and it is one of our key values. The objective of installing this roof top solar power plant is to reduce our consumption of diesel used for power generation. We took this proactive step towards becoming more sustainable by reducing our carbon footprint.”

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