The Oberoi, Gurgaon and Trident, Gurgaon switches to solar power to fuel 100% hotel’s electricity needs
A captive power plant in Balasar, Haryana will generate 7.5 MW of electricity to meet the energy demands of the two hotels
In a bid to provide sustainable luxury experience to their guests and conserve energy, hospitality major, Oberoi Hotels & Resorts have introduced solar power at their two hotels -The Oberoi, Gurgaon and Trident, Gurgaon to fulfil their electricity needs. A captive power plant in Balasar, Haryana will generate 7.5 MW of electricity to meet the energy demands of the two hotels.
The solar power plant has been equipped with Polycrystalline technology and is spread over 25 acres. With 27,000 solar panels installed, the plant’s performance ratio is determined to be 76.50%. The Oberoi and the Trident in Gurgaon aim at reducing CO2 emissions by 12,344 tons per year.
The Oberoi, Gurgaon
Talking about the initiative, Abhishek Panshikar, general manager, The Oberoi, Gurgaon, says, “We are proud that our Gurgaon hotels are now operating on 100% solar power. This is our small way of giving back to Mother Nature and providing our guests a sustainable luxury experience.”
Adding to this, Amit Khare, general manager, Trident, Gurgaon says “Surveys have shown that guests prefer to stay in environment friendly accommodations. This is equally an important priority for us. With this in mind, our guests will be pleased to know that they are now staying in a hotel that is fully powered by solar energy.”