Shri Cold storage etawah is India’s first large size solar cold Storage. With a capacity of 180KWp, The system runs on a combination of SCADA, Hybrid Inverter, MPPT Charger panel, and VFD drives.
The loads comprise of 120hpx1, 20hpx1, 10hpx2.
This project was aimed as a pilot project to see the benefits of using Solar for Cold storage applications and the success of this project caused a team from the Govt. of horticulture to inspect and study the immense benefits of the Solar project.
During the OFF season when the Cold storage is shut off, the system exports the excess power to the grid and benefits are reaped through net metering.
Savings of over 1.5 Lakh Rupees PM have shown the effectiveness of the system in terms of payback period as well.