NMPT instals 3 roof-top solar power plants
The New Mangalore Port Trust (NMPT) has set up three roof-top solar power systems that can generate 350 kW of power.Of the three, a 250-kW roof-top solar plant has been set up on the administrative building of NMPT. Two more roof-top solar plants have been set up on the guesthouse and hospital buildings of NMPT. The capacity of each of these two units is 50 kW.A press release by Ivan A Monterio, Chief Mechanical Engineer of NMPT, said here on Friday that the roof-top solar plant on the administrative building is expected to generate 1,100 units of power a day. Each of the roof-top units on the guesthouse and hospital building is expected to generate 225 units of power every day. These three buildings consume around 1,900 units a day.PC Parida, Chairman of NMPT, inaugurated these three units recently, in the presence of Suresh P Shirwadkar, Deputy Chairman of NMPT, and other senior officers.