Delhi Metro trains to now run on solar power too; DMRC gets 27 MW power from Rewa project


Delhi Metro trains to now run on solar power too; DMRC gets 27 MW power from Rewa project

Delhi Metro trains will now run on solar power as the DMRC on Thursday received 27 MW power from the Madhya Pradesh-based Rewa Solar Power Project, officials said.

This will also be the first time when the Delhi Metro Rail Corporation (DMRC) will be receiving power from an “offsite source”.

“Till now, solar power generated by roof-top solar plants installed in DMRC premises were utilised for auxiliary requirements such as lighting and air conditioning of stations, depots.

“But, now solar power coming from Rewa would also be used for operation of trains,” a senior official of the DMRC said.

He said, an agreement on offsite sourcing of power for the DMRC was signed in 2017.Read More

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