Jakson Group strengthens its Renewable Portfolio; by commissions Solar PV System on the roof of Railway coaches for the Indian Railways
Jakson Group, India’s most pre-eminent power solutions company, recently announced the successful commissioning of Solar PV System on 6 coaches of Diesel Electric Multiple Unit (DEMU) for North Western Railways, Jodhpur. Currently 12 solar panels of 300 Wp capacity are installed on each coach and it falls under the demonstration project, which would have a trial run for minimum 2 months and after successful completion of trial run, Jakson Engineers Limited (JEL) to setup another 44 systems of similar capacity. As per the contract, JEL is supposed to install Solar PV system for 50 coaches of DEMU, The Indian Railways.
Speaking at the commissioning, Mr. Sundeep Gupta, Vice Chairman & MD, said, “We at Jakson Group feel gratified and distinguished to be considered as a trusted solutions provider by the Indian Railways. The commissioning of Solar PV systems fortifies Jakson Group’s vision of empowering people. The electricity generated from the system will be used for energizing lights and fans inside the coaches therefore reducing their dependency on existing supply from the Diesel locomotives along with a manifold reduction of carbon emission and savings of non-renewable energy resources. This is yet another step towards the Company’s commitment to sustainability and contributes towards building the nation, stronger.”
Jakson has also taken up another project with the Indian Railways Organization for Alternate Fuels for installation of the Guard comfort kit over the 50 BVZI Wagons for the Northern railways at their Amritsar workshop, of which the Solar PV system for 6 BVZI wagons has been installed successfully and is expected to commence its trial run by month end, supporting the sprinting leap to the diversified and innovative footprint of Jakson Solar.