Su-Kam Power Systems has recently bagged a project to commission a 1 MW solar power plant for Punjab Engineering College (PEC) in Chandigarh. The project requires Su-Kam to set up and maintain the solar system installed for a period of 10 years. The work on the installation shall commence from February 2014. This initiative of Su-Kam is in line with CREST’s (Chandigarh Renewable Energy Science and Technology Promotion Society) master plan to make Chandigarh a solar city through their ‘solar city programme’.
Su-Kam bagged the solar project through a tender process amidst huge competition from various other companies. The Su-Kam solar team shall be responsible for assessing the site, drawing out a detailed engineering plan & customized structure for setting up the solar system on the university’s premises.
Speaking on the occasion, Ashish Sethi, Vice President, Solar Business, Su-Kam said, “We at Su-Kam realize that the future of the power industry in India is going to be driven by the renewable energy sector primarily dominated by solar energy. As part of our solar plan this fiscal, we are bullish in making solar power available to both the residential as well as commercial sector in Punjab. We are looking at making our solar presence felt in homes, offices, institutions like schools, colleges, government buildings, hospitals, commercial establishments etc. in the state.”
Su-Kam had earlier launched its complete range of rooftop solar products for Punjab in 2013. The company’s wide array of rooftop solar products/solutions is designed to meet the power needs of a wide range of consumers; starting from small households to large institutions. The company had launched rooftop products in the capacities ranging from 250 VA to 500 KVA.