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Solar Home Light

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For electricity access to the houses in the villages/cities of Uttarakhand, UREDA is installing a LED based Solar Home Light System. The Solar home light system comprises of the LED lamp, battery, PV modules etc.

Broad Performance Parameters

1

Light Source

White Light Emitting Diode (W-LED)

2

Light Output

White Colour, minimum 15 lux when measured from the height of about 2.5 metre

3

Mounting of Light

Wall or Ceiling

4

Electronics

Min 80% total efficiency

5

Average duty cycle

4 hours a day

6

Autonomy

3 days (Minimum 12 operating hours per permissible discharge)

 Since from last 3 years, UREDA has installed a total 6640 Solar Home Light System in the state of Uttarakhand. 1791 solar home light system were installed during year 2008-09, after that UREDA had installed the system in 4 models: 

Details of Various Models

Sl. No.

Model

PV Module

Battery Capacity at C/10 rating

Number of LED Light Fittings

1

Model-1

8 Wp

12 V, 7 AH

One

2

Model-2

12 Wp

12 V, 18 AH

Two

3

Model-3

25 Wp

12 V, 40 AH

Four

4

Model-4

37 Wp

12 V, 65 AH

Six

 

Solar LED Based Home Light System Installed in the State of Uttarakhand

Sl. No.

District

2008-09

2009-10

2010-11

Model1

Model2

Model3

Model4

Model1

Model2

Model3

Model4

1

Dehradun

62

1

18

20

45

 

26

31

51

2

Haridwar

20

 

75

 

 

 

 

 

 

3

Tehri

52

 

92

 

 

 

 

 

 

4

Uttarkashi

10

 

10

 

 

 

 

 

 

5

Pauri

381

1053

 

 

 

300

 

 

 

6

Rudraprayag

64

11

35

 

 

 

 

 

 

7

Chamoli

287

 

57

 

 

 

101

 

 

8

Pithoragarh

173

 

 

 

 

 

 

40

 

9

Champavat

135

700

474

 

 

201

300

50

 

10

Almora

354

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

11

Bageshwar

52

100

100

 

 

96

250

1

8

12

Nainital

126

27

19

40

10

 

 

 

 

13

U.S Nagar

75

20

111

41

93

 

81

90

71

Total

1791

1912

991

101

148

597

758

212

130