Ponmalai Golden Rock (GOC), Tiruchchirapali Division SR: Golden Rock Railway Workshop has put in place energy conservation measures to reduce power consumption, Chief Workshop Manager Mr.P.Mahesh said on Thursday.
Mr. Mahesh said energy-saving devices had been procured for welding plants and lightings besides replacing IC lamps with compact fluorescent light bulbs. He was speaking at the valediction of the energy conservation week observed at the workshop. Mr. Mahesh said production had gone up resulting in more power consumption, adding that the consumption had gone up by four lakh units during 2012-13 compared to the previous fiscal. The workshop had paid over Rs. 5 crore as energy charges in 2012-13 fiscal. I. Kamalakannan, additional general manager (maintenance and services), BHEL, Tiruchi, released pamphlets containing energy conservation tips.