DMRC awarded for harnessing solar power in stations, depots


  • Delhi Metro Rail Corporation has bagged the top spot for highest capacity installation of solar power plants in stations and depots across across its vast network.
  • AREAS is an initiative of Ministry of New & Renewable Energy (MNRE) in consultation with State Nodal Agencies for renewable energy, was formed and registered as a society last year.
  • The solar plants at metro stations of the upcoming Faridabad corridor (Line 6 extension) is a significant effort to install such facilities at the construction stage itself, making it an integral part of DMRC network.
  • Metro is planning to implement 50 MWp (megawatt peak) solar plants in total on roof tops of its existing facilities and upcoming stations as part of the Phase III network

Source: ET

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