Samudra Institute of Maritime Studies (SIMS)

Samudra Institute of Maritime Studies (SIMS)
 
Name & Location of Customer:
CustomerExecutive Ship Management Pte Ltd.
Location — Samudra Institute of Maritime Studies (SIMS)

General Description
India's largest BIPV installation at SIMS successfully satisfies most of the institute's power requirements internally.

Samudra Institute of Maritime Studies (SIMS) serves as a dedicated centre of excellence for all ESM clients. It also serves as a void-filler for quality hands-on post-sea training for the Indian seafarers, particularly in specialized areas such as chemical, crude and gas tankers.

This state-of-the-art institute has BIPV systems from Tata Power Solar Systems. The non-standard BIPV laminates are hand-made and were specially designed to suit the building, in coordination with the architect. Special glazing and aluminum profiles were employed and new HSSE procedures were adopted to ensure incident-free installation of the BIPV glass laminates on vertical areas and slopes.

Process Deployed
Solar Power Generation system – 90 kWp single and double glass laminates have been successfully installed and commissioned at the workshop and at the administrative building. The system comprises BIPV Glass Laminate capacity of 90 kWp. Solar Power Generated is utilized to power the workshop and the administrative building.
Impact of Solution
As the largest BIPV installation in India, SIMS successfully satisfies most of the institute's power requirements internally, mitigating the problems of erratic/poor quality of power supply. The "Green Building" gives students a first-hand feel of "Green Energy".