Chennai Metro Rail has commissioned solar power plants at Alandur and St Thomas Mount metro stations with a total capacity of 1120 KW. Solar plants have been installed on rooftops at these metro stations.
The plants are expected to generate around 1,51,200 units per month. They would help save around Rs 69, 49,152 lakhs per year, a release from CMRL said.
These solar plant projects were executed under zero capital investment by CMRL and based on RESCO Model under Solar Energy Corporation of India (SECI) scheme on a monthly tariff basis payment. Read More
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