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Panagarh Military Station Goes Green With It’s New Solar Power Project

Written by The Optimist

Lt Gen Anil Chauhan, GOC-in-C Eastern Command inaugurated and dedicated a 3 MW Solar Power Project, constructed by Brahmastra Corps at Panagarh Military Station today. The project has the distinction of being the largest solar power project in Army’s Eastern Command and is part of the ‘National Solar Mission’. It has been constructed at a cost of ₹ 23.3 crores on over 10 acres of defence land.

 

Lt Gen Anil Chauhan, GOC-in-C Eastern Command inaugurating and dedicating a 3 MW Solar Power Project, which is constructed by the Brahmastra Corps at Panagarh Military Station.

 

The objectives of this solar plant have been to achieve electrical energy self-sufficiency and to boost indigenous production of solar cells & modules, contributing to the ‘Make in India’ vision. The power generated will cater for the electricity requirements of Panagarh Miliary Station and will contribute towards bringing down the electricity tariff of Panagarh Military Station by approximately 40%, accruing substantial savings to the exchequer.

 

The 3MW Solar plant will boost the indigenous production of solar cells and promote self sufficient electrical energy, which will be synonymous with the “Make In India” vision.

 

Lt Gen Anil Chauhan briefing the personnel at the Panagarh Military Station about the requirements and details about the solar power station.

 

The unused power generated by this solar power project will be transferred to the National Grid, synchronized through the main grid of West Bengal Electricity Corporation, contributing towards the national aim of clean energy and electricity augmentation.

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