India: 350kW rooftop project signed07. January 2013 | Industry & Suppliers, Markets & Trends | By: Shamsiah Ali-Oettinger
Inspira Martifer Solar, a subsidiary of Martifer Solar will install its first rooftop project in Mahabaleshwar, India.
The 350kW project will be installed on Mapro's food processing factory located in Wai, in the city of Mahabaleshwar.1,210 modules will be installed on flat structures and construction is expected to be completed in February. A total of 50 workers will be employed for the project.
With a capacity to produce 580 MWh/year, the equivalent of the average consumption of 400 families, the installation will prevent the emission of more than 500 tons of carbon dioxide per year into the atmosphere. With a capacity to produce 580 MWh/year, the equivalent of the average consumption of 400 families, the installation will prevent the emission of more than 500 tons of CO2 per year into the atmosphere.
"This contract with Mapro Foods confirms two facts: firstly, it proves the competitiveness of photovoltaic solar power in the Indian market, facing other renewable and non-renewable sources. Moreover, it endorses our aim to take a leading position on the rooftops segment, for which we count with the bet of other industrial and commercial sectors in the near future," said Shrirang Bhandiwad, CEO of Inspira Martifer Solar.
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