Monday, October 19, 2015

Cricket stadium in Rajkot to be solar powered

RAJKOT: The Governing body of Saurashtra Cricket Association (SCA) has announced that Saurashtra Cricket Stadium in Rajkot has become the second cricket Stadium in the country to have Installed 50 kWp solar rooftop system. Saurashtra Cricket Association has also plans to put up additional capacity in the near future to pioneer green power generation. 

Saurashtra Cricket Association (SCA) sources said that the plant of 50 kWp installed now is designed to generate 6833 units per month and yearly 82,000 units(Eighty two thousand units) of solar power, and will be used for captive consumption purpose and monthly saving of electricity bill of approximately Rs 54600. 

In terms of saving of carbon emission, it translates to a saving of about 50 tons of carbon dioxide emissions annually. German based Solar Company PV Line Pvt Ltd has designed, engineered, supplied and executed the project. The stadium is now eco-friendly. The stadium has utilised the space for helping to protect the environment. 

The solar system shall be officially inaugurated on Sunday before the match between India vs South Africa starts. India and South Africa will play their second ODI at SCA stadium on Sunday.
    Source - Times of India -

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