Railways join hands with BHEL for setting up of a roof top Solar Power Plant in Patiala


Railways join hands with BHEL for setting up of a roof top Solar Power Plant in Patiala

Railways have joined hands with power equipment maker BHEL for setting up of a roof top solar power plant in Patiala to meet the energy demands of the Diesel-Loco Modernisation Works in that city.

The public transporter has also completed installing solar panels on about 21 roof tops of coaches, guard vans, rail workshops and production units across the country to promote clean energy and reducing electricity consumption substantially.

Indian Railways Organization for Alternate Fuel(IROAF) signed an agreement with Bharat Heavy Electricals Ltd (BHEL) for constructing the 2MW roof top solar power plant under the government’s incentive scheme.

The plant to be set up at the Diesel-Loco Modernisation Works at Patiala will be commissioned within next 10 months, said Ravindra Gupta, Chief Administrative Officer of IROAF. Read More…

 

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