The 3-KW system can generate about 15,000 watts of power
A solar power system was commissioned at the computerised tax collection centre at the main office of the Tiruchirapalli City Corporation in the city on Friday.
The 3-KW solar system will generate about 15,000 watts of electricity a day to power the centre. All the computers, printers, lights and other paraphernalia at the centre except air conditioners, will be powered by solar energy. The system, installed at a cost of Rs.6.50 lakhs, has been installed as a demonstration model to create awareness.
The system has been sponsored by Aeon Renewable Energy Private Ltd., Chennai, through its authorised city dealer Sri Karpaga Vinayagar Trading Company.
The solar system was commissioned by A. Jaya, Mayor, in the presence of V.P.Thandapani, Corporation Commissioner, councillors, and senior officials.