Mahindra EPC installs first diesel solar PV hybrid system
Mahindra EPC has successfully installed its first diesel generator and solar photovoltaic (DG-PV) hybrid solution at Mahindra’s engine factory at Igatpuri. This system has India’s highest solar to diesel capacity ratio of over 80 per cent. This intelligent solution efficiently integrates a PV system with existing and new diesel generator sets. Mahindra EPC’s DGPV hybrid provides significant benefits to power intensive industries and commercial establishments. This solution can also be used as a remote mini-grid to provide a consistent and clean supply of power while lowering operating costs. On an average, electricity cost is reduced by 50 per cent and diesel consumption is reduced by 40 per cent. Mahindra EPC offers the DG-PV hybrid solution in sizes ranging from 5 kilowatt to 1 megawatt.
Basant Jain, CEO, Mahindra EPC, said, “We are delighted to partner with the Mahindra engine factory at Igatpuri for this pilot project. Their continuous support has ensured that our installation successfully passed rigorous tests and was completed in record time.”