Electronics Corporation of India Limited (ECIL), a government enterprise, has set up a 500 KW rooftop solar photovoltaic (PV) power plant at its factory here as part of green energy initiative. The Solar plant was inaugurated by the Corporation Chairman and Managing Director Debashis Das in the of ECIL director (personnel) VSB Babu at a function held here today.
With the successful commissioning of this solar power plant, 2500 KWHr of power will be made available per day for captive consumption by ECIL, the Corporation said in a statement here.
This initiative in green energy aims to create the necessary awareness among its employees towards its commitment of generating alternative renewable sources of energy. The total investment for this plant is Rs 2.80 crore, and the plant life is 25 years.
With an estimated generation of 7,50,000 units per year, it will reduce Rs 48.30 lakh in expenditure on electricity per year.