Grand Sq. has partnered with Daystar Energy, a number one supplier of solar energy options to West Africa’s industrial producers, to put in 1.3MW photo voltaic techniques to energy three of its retail shops throughout Nigeria.
Grand Sq. signed a Photo voltaic-as-a-Service (SaaS) settlement with Daystar Energy (“Daystar”) to design, function and handle 1.3MW solar energy techniques at its Abuja, Lagos (Ikeja) and Kano shops.
Daystar put in 550kW and 230kW photo voltaic techniques at its Abuja and Kano retailer places. The rooftop installations consisted respectively of 1,048 525Wp panels and 438 525Wp panels. Each techniques have been a mixture of rooftop, floor mounted and carport installations.
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For its Lagos (Ikeja) outlet, Daystar put in a rooftop 600kW photo voltaic plant consisting of 1,143 525Wp panels. With the three solar energy vegetation, Grand Sq. will offset a complete 5,102 MT in CO2 emissions over the installations’ twenty-year lifetime and save up a median 44 % on its energy prices.
In accordance with a press release from the retailer, it made the swap to photo voltaic vitality due to the twin advantages of price financial savings and sustainability.
Grand Sq. receives massive price financial savings, as photo voltaic is now the first daytime supply for its three shops. For its Ikeja location, the photo voltaic plant powers an astounding 86 % of its daytime energy consumption.
“We felt strongly about lowering our dependence on polluting and noisy diesel turbines to energy our stores. Photo voltaic vitality was a no brainer for us: we’re saving considerably on our electrical energy prices and serving to the surroundings,” stated a Grand Sq. govt.
“We’re delighted to work with Grand Sq. and energy their retailer places with photo voltaic vitality in order that they’ll return to specializing in their core enterprise,” stated Jasper Graf von Hardenberg, CEO and co-founder of Daystar Energy.