According to reports, Su-Kam Power Systems, lndia’s leading power back up solutions provider, has bagged a first of its kind large scale solar project in Uttar Pradesh to install and commission solar power systems in 40000 rural households in the state.
The company has bagged this prestigious project after winning a tender from Uttar Pradesh New and Renewable Energy Development Agency (UPNEDA), which has been assigned this project under the “Lohia Awas Project” by the Government of UP.
As part of this project, Su-Kam shall be installing “Solar PV power packs” which comprise of 3 nos. of LED lights (2 LEDs of 3 W & 1 LED of 5W), 1 DC ceiling fan (25 W) and 1 solar charge controller with mobile charging point in each of the rural houses. The project that aims to provide electricity to these 40000 homes shall span over a period of 1 year. Su-Kam has already finished installation in first set of 7 homes in the Shahpur Majgaon village in rural UP where the solar installation under this project has commenced.
Speaking on the occasion, Ashish Sethi, VP-Solar projects, Su-Kam said, “It is indeed a proud moment for Su-Kam as we have undertaken this highly prestigious project to enable 40000 rural households in Uttar Pradesh to enjoy the benefits of electricity in their homes powered by the sun. As part of our solar plan this fiscal, we are bullish in making solar power available to both the urban & rural residential as well as commercial sector in Uttar Pradesh. We are working towards making our solar presence felt in homes, offices, institutions like schools, colleges, government buildings, hospitals, commercial establishments etc. in the state.
“With a view on the present energy crises and the ever increasing difference between the generation of energy through non-renewable sources and its consumption, solar energy is going to play a major role in fulfilling this gap in the near future. We are pleased to offer our services to UPNEDA for providing customized solutions of ‘solar packages’ to harness solar energy to meet basic power requirements in these rural homes.” he added.