Indian Army Inaugurates First Mega Solar Power Plant In Ambala Cantonment


Indian Army Inaugurates First Mega Solar Power Plant In Ambala Cantonment

Indian Army’s 1-Mega Watt (MW) solar power plant was inaugurated on Monday at the Ambala Cantonment. The plant has been established under the aegis of headquarters 2-Corps. This was conceptualized and planned as a part of the ‘go green’ initiative.

Lt General Alok Kler, the Corps Commander of 2-Corps, inaugurated the plant in a simple but impressive ceremony.

The garrison engineer, Major Arun Kumar Umar, who supervised the construction project, informed that the facility was spread over an area of five acres and consisted of 3120 solar panels.

The complex is integrated with the 66kv substations that supplies electricity to Ambala Cantonment. Constructed at a cost of 5.91 crore, the plant will generate 14,50,000 unit of electricity annually and save Rs 1.50 crore expenditure on electricity. Read More

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