The SunCarrier Omega Building is India’s First Net-Zero Energy Commercial Building

by , 10/01/12

Sun Carrier Omega Building, net-zero energy, India, solar, photovoltaic

Located in the city of Bhopal, the SunCarrier Omega Building is the first net-zero energy building in India. The building features sun-tracking solar photovoltaic generators integrated with large capacity energy storage and management systems. The solar systems generate and store enough energy to fulfill the building’s electrical and air-conditioning needs. The design also incorporated daylighting to maximize the use of natural lighting; LED lighting and occupancy monitoring sensors. The building is completely off the grid, and it consumes no fossil fuels.

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