Jame Masjid in Mumbai powered by solar energy

Last Modified: Tue Dec 25 2018 09:39:11 GMT+0530 (India Standard Time)
  • 15 KWp
    installed capacity of the solar system installed at the Jame Masjid in Mahim, Mumbai, becoming the 8th mosque in the city to do so. Fahad Khalil Pathan, managing trustee of one of the oldest Shafai (Sunni sect) masjids in the city, said the project was conceived three years ago.
  • ?
    solar panels installed in all. The system has been installed by ?. The panels were installed on the roof of the older part of the building.
  • ? KWh
    electricity generated on an average each day. An estimated ? KWh will be generated annually.
  • 40% - 50%
    expected reduction in monthly electricity bills.
  • Rs. 30,000
    Estimated monthly reduction in electricity expenses. Jame Masjid (which fits 8,000 people) racks up electricity bills of Rs 45,000 to Rs 60,000 every month, and twice as much during Ramzan.
  • Rs. 14 lakh
    Cost of the project out of which Rs 4.5 lakh was spent on strengthening the structure to bear the load [of the panels].