South Central Railway gets 13 energy neutral railway stations

SECUNDERABAD: South Central Railway (SCR) has transformed 13 railway stations into energy neutral railway stations. These stations will meet its electrical energy necessities by way of solar energy.

“These stations are able to assembly 100% energy necessities by tapping pure solar power by way of Solar Photo Voltaic (SPV) Panels commissioned on the station buildings,” learn an official assertion issued by SCR.

With anticipated energy era from these stations to be round 1.three lakh items yearly, it’s anticipated that the utilization of solar energy will result in financial savings of Rs 13 lakh every year for SCR.

“The generation of clean solar energy enables reducing carbon foot prints to the tune of 1,170 tons per annum,” learn an announcement by SCR. Lights, followers,pumps and different electrical home equipment might be powered by the photo voltaic energy generated, thereby bringing down the web conventional energy consumption.

Ghatkesar, Dharur, Raghunathpalli, Mellacheruvu, Ontimitta, Kadiyam and Dwarapudi are amongst 13 stations that may now use solar energy.

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