So far Chennai Metro Rail limited (CMRL) has installed a total of 5.5 MW Capacity of Solar Power Plants in Chennai Metro Rail Stations and Koyambedu Depot. Hence Total Capacity of Solar Power Plants in CMRL is 5.5 MW.
CMRL now has commissioned an additional 330 kWp Roof Top Solar Power Plant installed at Egmore Metro Station. So far a total of 5.83 MW capacity of solar power has been commissioned by CMRL.
CMRL has planned to commission Solar Power Plants up to 8 MW by 2020. After 8 MW Plant is commissioned, 1,16,80,000 Units will be generated per year and cost would be saved up to Rs. 2.54 Cr per year towards energy cost. And Carbon emission shall be reduced up to 11,587 Ton per year.