Mysuru: As part of its development initiatives and nature conservations, the BSNL has installed two Solar Power Plants in city.
While the Solar Power Station, with 120 KW capacity has been installed at the BSNL’s Regional Telecom Training Centre (RTTC), the other, having a capacity of 50 KW has been installed at the BSNL Telecom Exchange Office in Gokulam.
The two Plants were inaugurated by Karnataka Telecom Circle Chief General Manager R. Mani yesterday.
Following a direction from Solar Energy Corporation of India, Maharashtra-based Resco Solar Power (P) Ltd. has built the two Solar Power Plants at a cost of Rs.1.02 crore.
The two Plants will together generate 2.45 lakh units of power, which will be used by the BSNL for meeting its needs. The unutilised power will be supplied to CESC.
BSNL Chief Engineer (Energy) A.K. Agarwal, Resco Solar Power Staff Shivakumar and Showrie and other officials were present, according to a BSNL release.