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City railway station gets 20 KW solar power plant


Indore : A state of the art all new solar power plant of 20 KW was inaugurated on Sunday at local railway station. It has a solar energy-driven grid connected power plant. It will save 100 units of the traditional electrical power. The solar power plant was inaugurated by Chairman and Managing Director of Container Corporation of India Ltd. (CONCOR) Amit Kumar Gupta and DRM of Ratlam division Lalitha Venkataraman. According to an official press release the such power plants of 20 each KW are being installed with the Chittorgarh, Neemuch, Ratlam and now at Indore with the help of CONCOR.

Resultantly, the Ratlam Division will be able to save Rs 12 lakh per year. The newly installed solar plant 20 KW at the city will generate 100 units per day and accordingly it will save 100 units presently being used from the electrical power.
On this occasion senior Divisional Commercial Manager KK Sinha, senior Divisional Electrical Engineer SKD Agrawal and Divisional Commercial Manager Ajay Thakur was also present.

It may be recalled that the city railway station wants to be self sufficient in terms of use of electricity through the generation of solar energy at its own campus. In view of the increasing passenger facilities, the station needs to generate the power on its own.