+ Age of the Jama Masjid, located in the Kalbadevi area of South Mumbai. Spread across more than an acre, the two-storey quadrangular mosque at Janjikar Street is run by the Juma Masjid of Bombay trust. Built in 1775, it is home to a digitised library with rare manuscripts from as early as the 1890s.
peak capacity of the solar system installed at the mosque.
solar panels installed in all. The system has been installed by Green Power Projects Pvt. Ltd. A net-metering system has been installed, which allows surplus power generated by solar to be exported back to the grid and any deficiency is imported from the grid.
electricity generated on a sunny day (45,700 kWh annually). The setup will power electricity at the common areas, lights, fans, lifts and air conditioners.
reduction in monthly electricity bill since the installation of the system in Oct 2017.
Estimated savings in electricity bills each year. In addition, the system will enable reduction of CO2 emissions by 35 tonnes each year.
Cost of the project which is estimated to be recovered by 2021.