Army inaugurates first mega solar plant in Ambala Cantt
Lt General Alok Kler, the Corps Commander of 2 Corps, inaugurated Indian Army's 1 Mega Watt Solar Power Plant under the aegis of Headquarters 2 Corps during an inauguration event took place at the Ambala cantonment . This was conceptualised and planned as a part of the 'go green' initiative.
The Garrison Engineer, Major Arun Kumar Umar, who supervised the construction project, informed that the facility was spread over an area of five acres and consisted of 3120 Solar Panels. The complex is integrated with the 66 KV Substations that supplies electricity to Ambala Cantt. Constructed at a cost of 5.91 Crores, the plant will generate 14,50,000 unit of electricity annually and save Rs 1.50 Crores expenditure on electricity.
- PRO Chandigarh
Lt General Alok Kler, the Corps Commander of 2 Corps, joins hand with Major Arun Kumar Umar, the garrison engineer while inaugurating the solar plant.
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Lt General Alok Kler, the Corps Commander of 2 Corps interacting with Major Arun Kumar Umar after inaugurating the solar power plant.
Solar panels at Ambala Cantt.