Vidyut Bhavan in Patna gets wind and solar hybrid unit

Bihar State Power Holding Company Limited (BSPHCL) has reportedly installed a micro unit of wind-solar hybrid at Vidyut Bhavan in Patna to generate power from sources under its green initiative.

A BSPHCL official speaking to ET said the micro unit utilizes solar and wind to generate around 1 kilowatt of electricity in a month, which can supply 120 units of electricity to households.

According to reports BSPHCL will soon install two more wind-solar hybrid micro units –   one each in Patna and Rohtas districts.

The micro unit will produce 24X7power as wind is not limited by sunlight. However, the production of green will be comparatively higher during daytime.

Such units survive seasonal variations. Solar gets produced more during the summer whereas wind velocity is higher during the winter, the official said and added installation of such a micro unit of hybrid power cost around Rs 2 lakh.

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