Mumbai: The Mumbai Metropolitan Region Development Authority (MMRDA) is planning to install Roof Top solar panels at the stations of the Metro-2A (Dahisar to DN Nagar) and Metro-7 (Dahisar East to Andheri East) lines. The authority has issued a tender for 7.63 MW of rooftop solar PV projects at the site of Metro line 2A and 7.
The project will be developed under RESCO (Renewable Energy Service Companies) model.
The brief scope of work includes the supply, design, engineering, manufacturing, storage, civil work, erection of suitable structure, testing and commissioning of the project.
The successful bidder will also have to provide operations and maintenance (O&M) for 25 years.
This two metro lines may meet 35% of their total power requirement through solar energy.
The Additional Metropolitan Commissioner Pravin Darade has issued directions to complete all civil work on the Metro-2A and Metro-7 corridors before monsoon.
This will facilitate removal of the barricades to ease traffic movement.
According to MMRDA, 85% of foundation work, 69% of pier construction work and 50% of girder launching has successfully been completed on both the Metro corridors.
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