Best Ideas 2019 features all the nominated entries submitted under ‘Submit your Idea’ category. All the entries consist of innovative solutions or propositions for an enterprise that champions the Sustainable Development Goals. They can be on the conceptual, planning, or start-up stage.
SolarE energy services
Explain your idea in details:
Due to all the problems I mentioned, there is a need of a renewable source of electricity. Therefore, solarE energy services have come up with the solution in this regard, providing solar panel technology. Our objectives include neat and clean Pakistan. We aim to provide every individual a clean and cheap source of electricity.For this purpose, we would aware people with the increasing use of solar panel using social media. My idea is different in a way because it involves the use of inverter which converts DC into AC that is used to operate household appliances while most of the people use DC only, with the help of solar panels. Electric energy thus produced, can be stored using batteries to use it later at night, but it may cost very much. By using solar panels and inverter, about 70% of the daily electricity requirements are fulfilled and grid electricity is therefore used in less amount which means we do not have to import oil anymore.
Expected impact of your idea on sustainable development
My target would be, specifically, every individual who cannot afford costly electricity. The impact of my idea would be significant on sustainable environment. Solar panel technology is save to use because it is pollution free as it does not involve the process of combustion. It directly uses sunlight and converts it into electric current. It is easily available at very suitable prices as it is very common now and its life expectancy is about more than 10 years. Therefore, it is easy going because you have to invest for once and benefit for life. Moreover, its maintenance does not require any specific knowledge. It just needs regular monitoring and should be kept clean from any debris and dirt. The main advantage of solar panel technology is that it is very economical. It enhances the electricity production, minimizing the bill costs. In addition, it is made from silicon (sand) which means it can easily be fabricated in Pakistan and does not need import from foreign countries. It is suitable for all seasons, too. Many people believe that it works best in summers when sunlight intensity is strong, however, its electricity production efficiency is maximum in winters as compared to summers.
Plans for implementation and sustainability
To run my business, I would take start from small investments at small towns. But for big institutions and buildings, say hospitals where load is about 50 kW and more, investments would be large in amount. Adding costs of inverter ( 10,00,000/- PKR ) ,solar panels, 150 in number ( 30,00,000/- PKR ), frame and cable and installation fee, the total investment becomes about 47,00,000/- PKR. Now, if the bill per year before installation was 42,00,000/- PKR, it will reduce to 12,00,000/- PKR after installation of solar panel. So, we have the savings about 30,00,000/- PKR per year. In this way, we can regain our investment within about 1.5 years. My collaborators would be my team members and financing source would be my father. Further, I can take loan from the bank. After some years, when my business would start running successfully, I would be able to do partnership with other companies.
I am 20 years old graduating girl. My hometown is Sialkot. I studied in The Zafarwal Public School and did my F.Sc from Govt. Degree College. I am graduating from University of Management and Technology, Lahore. I am studying BS biotechnology. My motivation is my passion and my dreams. I want to exceed in my field. I am interested in research field, therefore I chose biotechnology and I am intended to do something great and big. I am good at writing and photography. I have good leadership skills, too. I like to do multitasks at the same time. I am fast at learning. I like to learn different new things.