Kochi Metro Rail Ltd on Monday signed a power purchase agreement (PPA) with AMP Solar India Private Ltd under which the latter will supply 2.3 MWp solar power to the agency.
The power generated by the plant will be connected to the power distribution system of KMRL. As per the agreement, AMP Solar India will set up a ground-mounted solar plant on the land available in KMRL’s Muttom depot. The agreement is on condition that KMRL will purchase solar power at the lowest rate quoted by the successful bidder for the next 25 years.
KMRL has always taken the effort to make Kochi metro the most environment-friendly, green metro in the country another significant step in that direction is the addition of 2.3 MWp solar power plant in the vacant space at Muttom yard. This plant will be commissioned in nine months.