Indian Parliament goes green with 80 KWp SPV power plant & 2000 LPD solar water heater system

Lanco Solar, a fully owned subsidiary of Lanco Infratech Limited – the fastest growing business conglomerates in India has announced that 80KwP Grid Connected Solar Photovoltaic Power Plant at the Parliament House Complex commissioned by Lanco Solar was inaugurated by Smt. Meira Kumar Hon’ble Speaker, Lok Sabha, in the presence of Dr. Farooq Abdullah, Hon’ble Union Minister for New & Renewable Energy, Govt of India. India’s Parliament House is the hub of policy and politics in the country.  Therefore when the Government wanted to highlight green sources of energy, LANCO Solar Energy Pvt. Ltd was selected to set up and operate an 80 KwP solar power plant in the Parliament Annexe. Their Rooftop PV energy solution has been running successfully for over four months now, and generates upto 400 units of electricity on a daily basis. It has become a showcase of how green energies can be harnessed as a solution to India’s growing power problem. “Heart of India’s democracy lit up by solar energy, we are very excited successful commissioning of this project by Lanco Solar, lot of efforts have been done to complete this project as this was most prestigious project of Lanco Solar.” said Mr.V Saibaba, Chief Executive Officer, LANCO Solar Energy Pvt. Ltd LANCO Solar was awarded the contract to build, operate and maintain an 80 KwP Solar Photovoltaic Rooftop Power Plant in the Parliament House Annexe by the Punjab Energy Development Agency or PEDA, which was the nodal agency under the guidance of MNRE. “This is one project where I have practically seen that clear timelines were set by the Ministry for the project. I would like to take this opportunity and thanks PEDA & MNRE for selecting Lanco for this prestigious project for our country”, says V Saibaba, Chief Executive Officer, LANCO Solar Energy Pvt. Ltd. Benefits The installation of the solar plant in the Parliament House Estate meets many criteria considering its unique location and thus serves many purposes. Visibility to Leaders of Social change This prestigious rooftop project is very visible to policy makers from all over the country who can replicate this model at the state and local levels. Encourages use of solar energy in Government projects It serves as a showcase of how green energy can be used in various government projects as a viable option while constructing residential and commercial spaces. Lanco has already signed a power purchase agreement for 35 MW solar PV project in Gujarat under the state power policy. This is one of the largest such projects in Gujarat and in India. Out of this 5 MW has already been successfully completed. It is also building a 75 MW crystalline based solar PV power project in Dhule district, Maharashtra. This is in line with LANCO’s aspiration of emerging as the leading developer and turnkey EPC service provider in the country. 100 MW of solar thermal in Rajasthan is under development by Lanco Solar. Merges in with its ambient surroundings The entire estate is well known and recognized for its aesthetic elements. The style of architecture is modern, functional and dignified. The solar plant blends in with the aesthetics of the area. Rooftop installations attract attention Being highly visible in the public eye, the rooftop PV plant will attract considerable attention and contribute to increasing awareness of conservation of power and environmental responsibility