The Southern Railway on Friday stated it has managed to save lots of Rs 54.99 crore by harnessing alternate sources of power in its bid to scale back carbon footprint.
With a era of 91.56 million models of wind energy that result in cumulative financial savings of Rs 48.54 crore, Southern Railway stated by means of photo voltaic power it managed to save lots of Rs 6.45 crore by producing 16.30 million models of solar energy from 2017 until July 2022.
“Substantial energy savings has been made possible through erection of wind mills”, Southern Railway stated in a press launch.
Since the set up of photo voltaic plant in 2017-18, the cumulative photo voltaic power generated was 16.30 million models as much as June 2022, thereby saving Rs 6.45 crore.
The solar energy panels have been put in at numerous places throughout the area and Southern Railway stated it was working in the direction of growing capability of photo voltaic vegetation.
The well-known Dr MGR Chennai Central Railway Station has change into the primary station within the area to deal with 100 per cent of its day time power necessities by means of solar energy, it stated.
Through the wind mill vegetation arrange in Tuticorin districts, Southern Railway stated it has harnessed 91.56 million models until July 2022, leading to financial savings of Rs 48.54 crore.
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