Hakim Dayam Masjid is 5th mosque in Mumbai to switch to solar

Last Modified: Fri Dec 21 2018 10:46:55 GMT+0530 (India Standard Time)
  • 25 KWp
    installed capacity of the solar system installed at the Hakim Dayam Masjid near JJ Hospital in South Mumbai becoming the 5th mosque in the city to adopt solar energy. The other four mosques using solar power are Madarsa-e-Mohammadiya, popularly known as known as Akash Masjid in Agripada, Jama Masjid at Kalbadevi, Minara Masjid at Mohammed Ali Road and Zakaria Masjid at Masjid Bandar.
  • 72
    solar panels installed in all. The system has been installed by Green Power Projects Pvt. Ltd.
  • 96 KWh
    electricity generated by the system each day - which takes care of 90% of electricity requirement at the masjid.
  • Rs. 3.75 lakh
    Estimated annual savings in electricity bills.
  • Rs. 24,000
    Estimated monthly reduction in electricity expenses. "After we installed air-conditioners in the mosque, our electricity bill increased to ₹25,000 per month. To reduce this expenditure, we installed solar panels on August 10. We expect the monthly bill to drop to ₹1000 soon." - Khalil Vasil Khan, trustee of the mosque.
  • Rs. ? lakh
    Cost of the project which is estimated to be recovered in ? years.