GOVERNMENTAL BUILDINGS EQUIPPED WITH 740 KWP OF SOLAR ENERGY CAPACITY
The government of Guyana aims to establish a 100% renewable energy supply in the country. A further step towards achieving this target has now been taken as we, together with our local joint venture company oursun Guyana, have just completed the installation of sun2roof solar energy solutions on the rooftops of 57 government-owned buildings. We had been awarded the project within the framework of a public tender process by the Guyana Energy Agency (GEA) to execute this renewable energy project and has managed to implement the customised clean energy systems.
“We are very grateful for the cooperation with GEA and especially its CEO Dr. Mahender Sharma who has been very supportive in making this project cluster happen in a professional and timely manner”, explains our CFO Konstantin Wolf.
The commissioning of the 57 sun2roof solar rooftop systems with a total capacity of 740 kWp contributes to establishing a sustainable and clean energy supply in Guyana. “The solar installations will reduce energy costs while displacing fossil-based energy supply and avoiding greenhouse gas emissions. At the same time, we aim to raise awareness among stakeholders and showcase the applicability and functionality of renewable energy”, states Dr. Mahender Sharma, CEO of the GEA.
The solar solutions have been completely customised according to the energy requirements and conditions of each building and comprise of power inverters with an interface to our energy monitoring system sun2see. This real-time monitoring and control platform ensures a smooth performance of the solar energy systems powering governmental buildings such as ministries, schools, police stations and administration buildings.
The realisation of such a substantial project including engineering, procurement, shipment and execution within only 200 days represented a real challenge for the management team and the local staff of oursun Guyana. Due to the size of the project and the different locations of the buildings in the vicinity of 200 kilometres of Georgetown, local teams had to be deployed and trained and the logistical part had to be regulated very fast. Thanks to the rewarding cooperation with the government of Guyana and the local partners, the installation process could be completed professionally and as planned.
Our sun2roof solar systems have been installed on the rooftops of the Department of Culture, Youth and Sport and the Police Training Centre.
The successful implementation of this challenging clean energy project represents a milestone for us and oursun Guyana. “We are delighted about the possibility to realise this project supporting Guyana’s efforts to establish a sustainable and green energy supply”, states our Chief Technical Officer Thomas Beindorf. “Our whole team worked hard to implement the solar energy solutions according to our high-quality standards. Despite some logistical challenges, we could manage to commission the systems on all the 57 roofs within a very tight time schedule”, Beindorf summarises.
The Guyana Tutorial School and Cyril Potter College benefit as off now from sustainable sun2roof rooftop installations.
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