Delhi Metro's solar power initiatives

Last Modified: Thu Jun 02 2016 04:44:37 GMT+0530 (India Standard Time)
  • 3%
    of Delhi's total power is consumed by the Delhi Metro Rail Corporation (DMRC). The consumption currently stands at 148 MW.
  • 30-40%
    of DMRC's total operational expenditure is on power. "There is enough reason for us to move to renewable energy" - Mangu Singh, DMRC's managing director.
  • 20 MW
    Delhi Metro Rail Corporation (DMRC) has made plans to generate using solar energy from the rooftops of its stations and office buildings by the end of 2017. This should meet the energy requirements for lighting and other needs of the on-ground stations as well as the under-ground stations.