BHEL, railways tie-up for rooftop solar photo voltaic systems

The agreement envisages design, supply, installation and commissioning of grid connected roof top solar plant with electrical and associated equipment

GN Bureau | April 11, 2017


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 Bharat Heavy Electricals Limited (BHEL), a Maharatna enterprise, has signed an agreement with the railways to install 2 MWp roof top solar photo voltaic (SPV) systems at diesel loco modernisation works (DMW) in Patiala.

The initiative would give an impetus to the railways’ efforts to use renewable energy to the most at railway stations and other key establishments. The rooftop solar plant would be installed within nine months.
 
The agreement was signed between BHEL and Indian Railways Organisation for Alternate Fuels (IROAF) in the presence of Amitabh Mathur, director (IS &P), BHEL and Ravinder Gupta CAO, IROAF.
 
The contract envisages design, supply, installation, testing and commissioning of grid connected roof top solar photo voltaic power plant with all the electrical and associated equipment including civil works and also includes five years’ operation and maintenance. 
 

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