Delhi Metro Rail Corporation (DMRC ), a joint venture of government of India and government of Delhi, announced that it has installed nine new solar power generation facilities in the stations and the depot of the Badarpur–Faridabad Metro corridor.
The new installation is made for partial achievement of the energy requirements.
The new solar power plants installated in the Badarpur–Faridabad Metro section will be used for lighting and other auxiliary requirements. The solar plants contains a total generation capacity of 1,660.4 kWp. These have been set up at NHPC Chowk, Mewala Maharajpur, Sector 28, Badkal Mor, Old Faridabad, Neelam Chowk Ajronda, Bata Chowk, Escorts Mujesar stations and Ajronda Depot.
According to the report, the power Receiving Sub Station (RSS) of the Faridabad corridor has already been developed as a green building with a 50 kWp solar plant, rain water harvesting and constructed wet land type of sewage treatment plant facilities.
So far, DMRC has commissioned solar power facilities with generation capacity of approximately 2800 kWp with plants at Dwarka Sector 21, Anand Vihar, Pragati Maidan, Metro Enclave, Yamuna bank station, Yamuna bank depot, Faridabad RSS, ITO, Ajronda depot and the Faridabad metro stations.
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