Visakhapatnam: Rashtriya Ispat Nigam Limited (RINL), the corporate entity of Visakhapatnam Steel Plant (VSP), has installed solar power panels on the rooftops of the big buildings where there is scope to capture abundant sunlight.
One such Rooftop solar power plant installed at the Administrative building of VSP was inaugurated by RINL Director (Personnel) Kishore Chandra Das and Director (Projects) KK Ghosh here on Tuesday, RINL said in a release.
Appreciating the work done by VSP Collective and M/s Clean Max, Mr Das on the occasion said that RINL is planning to introduce further Rooftop solar power plants under Corporate Social Responsibility (CSR) and Corporate Environment Responsibility (CER) on the school buildings in steel plant Township and also at the areas where the unusable land can be used for such projects.
The Rooftop solar plants on the Town Administration Building and Visakha Steel General Hospital (VSGH) were also inaugurated on the occasion.
With this, a total capacity of 500 kw solar power plants on rooftops was completed and the RINL is already running a 5 MW Solar Power Plant.
The projects are designed, supplied and commissioned by Mumbai-based Cleanmax Enviro Energy solutions Private Limited, as a part of Power purchase agreement with RINL for a period of 25 years for setting up 500 kw Rooftop Solar Projects.