COME February 2022, about 40% of electricality consumption On the Seberang Prai Metropolis Council (MBSP) headquarters in Bandar Perda, Bukit Mertajam, will come from photo voltaic power.
An further 1,194 photo voltaic panels Shall be put in on roofs above the 56,000sq ft space of parking tons On the headquarters with a performance of 595 kilowatts peak (kWp).
Mightor Datuk Rozali Mohamud said the photo voltaic system enterprise Can be carried out Adjust toing An affect Buy Settlement with Pekat Solar Sdn Bhd signaled on Nov 8.
“Since Dec 2017, MBSP has put in 220 photo voltaic panels with a performance of 58.3kWp on roofs Of motorcycle parking tons.
“With further photo voltaic panels totalling 1,414 of them by February subsequent yr, The share of photo voltaic power will generate about 40.24% of The power presently consumed by the headquarters.
“The initiative will assist To save tons of up about RM65,333 yrly when accomplished,” said Rozali On the launch on Sunday.
He said by signaling the Power Buy Settlement, MBSP Pays decrease electricality tariffs at 36.5 sen per kilowatt-hour to Pekat Solar beneath a 15-yr contract.
Additionally included Inside the enterprise is a Parking lot for charging electrical automobiles.
Rozali said all prices of enchancment, upkeep and restore of the photo voltaic panels Can be borne by the contractor.
Penang native authorities committee chairman Jagdeep Singh Deo, who was current, said the enterprise is An factor of the state’s initiative to protect the environment by way of sustainable power utilization.
“Local climate change is Not a phenomenon however a disaster affecting the world.
“With set up of photo voltaic panels in MBSP, I hope all authorities buildings Inside the state will Adjust to and utilise photo voltaic power,” he said.
In Might 2019, MBSP emerged As a Outcome of the primary native authority Inside the nation to signal a memorandum of beneathstanding with Tenaga Nasional Berhad and its inexperienced power options subsidiary GSPARX Sdn Bhd to implement The current Settlement Renewable Energy in effort To Scale again carbon emissions by way of photo voltaic power.
Three MBSP buildings, particularly Bertam Sports activities Complicated, Jalan Betek Sports activities Complicated and MBSP department office in Jalan Betek, have been chosen to instal photo voltaic panels on their roofs Which will assist save over RM40,000 in electricality costs Yearly.