Hyderabad: L&T Metro Rail (Hyderabad) Restricted (L&TMRHL) was awarded “Excellence in Inexperienced and Sustainable Metro System” on the third Rail Evaluation Innovation and Excellence Summit 2022 in New Delhi on Wednesday.
Sudhir Chiplunkar, Chief Working Officer (COO), L&TMRHL, acquired the award and stated, “We’re searching for new approaches to applied sciences and practices to undertake an environmentally sustainable mode of operation with a concentrate on making a sustainable a part of the transport sector. Always looking. dwelling within the ecosystem the place we function.”
The Hyderabad Metro Rail was acknowledged for its progress in using clear vitality and minimizing the impression on the atmosphere.
KVB Reddy, MD & CEO, L&TMRHL stated, “We’re delighted to be acknowledged for our inexperienced efforts by Rail Evaluation. It goes a great distance in reaffirming our dedication in the direction of environmental sustainability and repeatedly elevating the inexperienced footprint by offering Hyderabad Metro Rail as an eco-friendly transport choice to the residents of Hyderabad.
As a inexperienced transport system, Hyderabad Metro Rail makes use of various sources of vitality to cut back carbon footprint and derives an oblique profit with a concentrate on environmentally sustainable mode of operation.
It has captive photo voltaic crops of 8.35 MWp put in in open areas inside their metro depots and on the rooftops of about 28 metro stations. Metro additionally harnesses vitality from its modern regenerative braking system of metro trains with over 35% vitality regeneration.
Hyderabad Metro Rail has 20 metro stations IGBC (Indian Inexperienced Constructing Council) Platinum rated. Each Uppal and Miyapur depots are zero discharge, water and vitality surplus complexes, with over 150 water harvesting pits to preserve water and restore groundwater ranges.