The Ancient Times
BEML Commissions 200 KWp Grid Solar Rooftop In Mysore complex
Report by :Pradip Bhattacharya
BEML LIMITED, a Mini Ratna Category-1 Public Sector Company under theMinistry of Defence, has set for itself an unique goal of utilizing 100% renewable energy for its consumption. In this endeavour, Shri Deepak Kumar Hota, Chairman & Managing Director of BEML has inaugurated a 200 KWp grid connected Rooftop Solar project at its Mysore Complex last week in the presence of Shri BR Viswanatha, Director (Mining & Construction).
With the installation and commissioning of the Rooftop Solar project, BEML inches towards achieving the target of utilizing 100% Renewable energy for Captive consumption. In realizing its goal of achieving 100% renewable energy, BEML has commenced its initiation by setting up a 5MW Windmill Project at Gadag District, Karnataka which is generating power since 2007.
In addition, BEML has also set up an 18MW Windmill Project at Koppal & Bagalkot districts in Karnataka, whereby power from 9MW Windmill is already getting generated. The balance 9MW project is under commissioning. With this, the total commissioned renewable energy capacity will be 23.2MW which would meet the total power requirement of BEML, said a company press release.