The NorthCap university (NCU), since its inception, aims to reduce energy consumption, ensure standard indoor air quality, and improve energy efficiency on campus through methods that are consistent with a safe, secure, and involving the community within the campus. The policy on energy conservation highlights on developing a proactive and progressive approach to providing energy efficient, responsible, and cost-effective operations on campus. This policy of NCU is subject to review and updated periodically as and when various challenges.
Installation of a modern and hi-tech 150 KW rooftop Solar PV system. The system also has a net metering system in its parking area.
The plant generates 350-400 Units of power, the same is consumed every day, which amounts to 10,500 units per month. Thus, the university saves an amount of Rs. 78,000 – 80,000 per month (10,500 unts. X Rs. 7.50) in power consumption.
The new building rooftop can be used for active solar energy system (Solar tree).