Taqwa Masjid in Mumbai switches to solar

Last Modified: Tue Dec 25 2018 07:51:48 GMT+0530 (India Standard Time)
  • 27 KWp
    installed capacity of the solar system installed at the Taqwa Masjid in Byculla, Mumbai, becoming the 7th mosque in the city to do so.
  • 27
    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.
  • 95.8 KWh
    electricity generated on an average each day. An estimated 35,000 KWh will be generated annually.
  • 90%
    expected reduction in monthly electricity bills.
  • Rs. 30,000
    Estimated monthly reduction in electricity expenses. Target is to reduce the electricity bill from Rs 33,000 to Rs 3,000 every month.
  • Rs. 14 lakh
    Cost of the project which is estimated to be recovered by 2021-22.