13 Jan Another milestone in sustainable energy in India with Solarus
VENLO/ROTTERDAM – January 13, 2017 – The first Solarus installation in India has been completed. The installed PowerCollectors, producing both heat and electricity, will be used in the kitchen of the Auroville community. The article on the website of Auroville Radio clearly indicates that our solar solution is very much appreciated by the community. The extensive work could not have be done without the cooperation of the local companies Auroville Consulting and Sunlit Unit. With the installation at Auroville, Solarus is making its official entry into the Asian market.
About our PowerCollector
The Solarus PowerCollector™ is a concentrating, hybrid solar photovoltaic and solar thermal panel. Concentrating means that it has a curved mirror to collect and reflect more sunlight throughout the day. Hybrid means that it combines solar photovoltaic (PV) generation of electricity with solar thermal (T) generation heat.
Company background and mission
Solarus is a private company founded in 2006 and it develops, produces and sells hybrid solar PowerCollectors with a peak efficiency up to 70%. The company is headquartered in Venlo (The Netherlands) and has an R&D centre in Gävle (Sweden). Solarus works worldwide with local distributors and installers and is now mainly active in Europe, (South) Africa, India and Turkey. The company’s vision is ‘Sunpower for the people’. The mission of Solarus is to fight energy poverty and decrease the emission of CO2 and pollutants that come from burning fossil fuels. By being good Solarus is doing good, which is a reason for Solarus to be a certified BCorp