At Rs 3.13 a unit, Delhi's Lady Irwin College will generate 80% own power

Set up by Oakridge, the plant save up to Rs 3.81 crore in bills over the life of the project

Lady Irwin

The solar power plant, biggest among Delhi University colleges, will generate 305,000 units of power each year

Jyoti Mukul New Delhi
Delhi's iconic Lady Irwin College has installed a 218kWp (kilowatt peak) solar power plant at its campus on Sikandra Road in the heart of the city. The solar power plant will take care of up to 80 per cent of the electricity requirement of the college that was set up in 1932.

Installed by Oakridge, the plant would generate power at Rs 3.13 a unit and save up to Rs 3.81 crore in bills over the life of the project.

The project has been financed, developed and commissioned by Oakridge Energy on a turnkey basis under a 25-year Power Purchase Agreement (PPA) for sale of power at Rs 3.13 per unit, the lowest tariff paid by an institutional customer for

First Published: Oct 14 2020 | 4:39 PM IST

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