Chennai Metro commissions two new solar power plants

Chennai Metro
photo credit: CMRL

CMRL Successfully installed and commissioned another 428 KWp Solar PV Power Plant in Roof Top area of two Elevated Stations namely OTA and Meenabakkam Stations which will expected to generate around 57780 units per month and save the cost around Rs.26,34,768 lakhs per year. These Solar Plant Project were executed under Zero Capital Investment by CMRL and based on RESCO Model under Solar energy Corporation of India ( SECI ) Scheme, payable by monthly Tariff basis.

The Generated Solar Power will be utilised for own demand , so far total installed capacity of Roof Top Solar Power by CMRL is 4.1 MWp and another 2.5 MWp Roof Top Solar Power installation under progress which will expected to complete by end of the year 2019.


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