Jamia Millia Islamia, a renowned Central University located in New Delhi, India offering diverse academic programs. In recent times like many other educational institutions, decided to adopt solar energy to reduce its power expenses. To facilitate this transition, SunSource Energy developed an on-site solar project for the institute enabling annual financial savings of over Rs. 1 crore annually making a substantial contribution to the environment.
Why SunSource Energy?
SunSource Energy is helping some of the world’s leading organizations with their energy transition.
Frequently Asked Questions
Each state has different regulations for Open access projects. Hence, charges for such projects vary with its location and procurement model. However, most states do have favourable policies for open access and have generally exempted Open Access projects from many of these charges.
Various charges under the Open Access mechanism include:
Transmission charges - Charges are payable to the transmission company for using the transmission infrastructure.
Wheeling charges - Charges are payable to the distribution company for using the infrastructure.
Transmission losses and Wheeling losses- These are the electricity losses incurred during the transmission and distribution of power.
Cross-subsidy surcharge (CSS) - These are payable by commercial and industrial buyers to fund the tariff subsidy for agricultural and residential buyers.
Additional surcharge (AS)
The important models are:
- Group Captive
- Third Party PPA:
Open access power is a regulatory mechanism that allows a grid-connected bulk consumer with a connected load of 1MW or above to meet a part of or their entire electricity requirements via alternate energy sources.
Goodluck India, is one of India’s leading steel processors that manufactures a wide range of engineering products including the steel bridges for India’s ambitious Bullet Train. Steel Industry, requires a large amount of Electricity for its operations and is one of the highest CO2 emitting industries in the world. The company operates in a hyper-competitive space and wanted to reduce its energy cost to have a strategic advantage;
Varun Beverages is one of the largest bottling partners of PepsiCo, since the 1990s. To support Varun Beverages is energy transition goals of reducing its CO2 emissions by 40% by 2030, SunSource Energy developed a 9 MWp off-site Solar project. This project will cater to over 40% of energy requirements of two Varun Beverages’ bottling plants in Uttar Pradesh and is inline with Pepsico’s goal of achieving net-zero emission by 2040;