Solar Powered Nagapattinam Police Station In Tamil Nadu Saves Almost 77% On Its Power Costs,Well Done Tamil Nadu Cops
India seems to be poised for a solar power revolution. Many cities, towns and government institutions have taken to solar energy in a bid to show that the future is in the sun!
The latest example in this is the Nagapattinam police station which has now taken so well to using solar power that, its power bills are down by 77 per cent.
According to a report in the New India Express, the 2 KW solar panels installed 2 years back has generated almost 6,000 KW of energy till now.
The mono-crystalline solar panels installed at a cost of Rs 4.5 Lakh have met almost 77 per cent of the police station's own requirements.
The project, funded by the Indian Chamber of Commerce Nagapattinam unit, usually gather Solar rays from 7 am to 6 pm on an average. Even after sunset, the energy generated by cells, and stored, is used to power the station which has more than 15 tubes and 15 fans.