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655 /2018-19 17-12-2018
CHENNAI
Southern Railway organised Energy Conservation Seminar

                                                         

Southern Railway organised Energy Conservation Seminar

Southern Railway Electrical Department organised Annual Energy Conservation day o­n 14/12/2018. The Chief Guest of the function is Shri R.K.Kulshrestha, General Manager, Southern Railway attended, Shri R.P. Udayakumar, Principal Chief Electrical Engineer, and other Senior Officials, staff were present.

Speaking o­n the occasion General Manager appreciated the good work and advised the officers to include energy saving concept in the new building coming up and construction activities. 

Shri. M.Joel Franklin, Dy. Director National Productivity Council made presentation o­n ‘Star rating in Office buildings’. Officers of Southern Railway also gave presentation o­n the achievements and initiatives of  electric department in saving energy.

Officers and Supervisors from electric department were also presented with momentous for their outstanding contribution.

Energy Saving Efforts of Southern Railway.

            100% LED provisions in Railway stations, service buildings and Railway Quarters have been taken up o­n the Southern Railway and this had resulted in 6.4% savings in energy.

            Roof top solar plants have been provided in all the important Railway stations – Chennai Egmore, Coimbatore, Salem, Madurai, Tiruchirappalli, platforms. About 700 KW of solar plants have been commissioned this year through which 3000 units are generated daily which is resulting in savings of Rs. 50 lakhs per year.

 8 MW of solar roof tops are to be commissioned in the next 6 months in this Railway.

 All traction and non-traction energy efforts are being made to reduce the traction power by regenerative braking. About 14% reduction is obtained by using regenerative braking in Southern Railway.

            Head o­n generation (HOG) is used o­n 16 pairs of trains reducing the Diesel consumption in power cars since in HOG trains OHE power is directly used for air conditioning and lighting o­n the trains. Because of this, savings of Rs.51 crores have been achieved.

            Southern Railway is also planning to commission wind energy of 10.5 MW in MDU division which is expected to reduce the traction bills substantially.

 


 

 

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