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ARL installs 110KW solar power system

By our correspondents
January 03, 2016


True to its tradition of being pioneer and pace setter in the energy sector, Attock Refinery Limited (ARL) has achieved another milestone by commissioning 110KW on-grid Solar Power System at its office in Morgah, here, says a press release.

The solar system has been designed using available rooftop of the office and will provide renewable green energy to the building and to electrical network of ARL. This initiative of ARL will not only reduce its energy cost but is also a step towards providing a clean environment.

Attock Refinery Limited CEO Adil Khattak said that we need to realise the importance of renewable green energy for the benefit of our present and future generations. He hoped that with this initiative, ARL will motivate others also and convince them to follow this lead and take full benefit of the abundant solar energy which Pakistan is blessed with.

Comprising of 440 panels of 250 watts each this 110kw system is capable of producing more than 180,000kWh per annum, providing a benefit of more than Rs2.7 million at current electricity rates. It is expected to generate enough solar energy over the next 10 years to prevent more than 2 million pounds of carbon dioxide from entering the atmosphere - the equivalent to taking more than 200 cars off the road for one year or planting more than 25,000 trees.

The unique feature of this project is that the 110kw solar power system was designed and developed at the Attock Group’s in-house facility which is equipped with state-of-the-art production and testing equipment.