According to reports, State-run BEML today announced inauguration of a 200 KW grid-connected rooftop solar project in Mysore.
“With the installation and commissioning of the rooftop solar project, BEML inches towards achieving the target of utilising 100 per cent renewable energy for captive consumption,” the company said in a statement.
As part of its renewable energy drive, BEML had set up a 5 mw windmill project in Karnataka which is generating power since 2007. In addition, it also set up 18 mw windmill project in Koppal and Bagalkot districts in Karnataka from which 9 MW electricity is being produced.
With this, the total commissioned renewable energy capacity will be 23.2 MW which would meet the total power requirement of the PSU, it said.