Jakson Group wins contract from DMRC to set up Solar Plants for Delhi Metro

नई दिल्ली New Delhi: Power solutions provider Jakson Group today said it has bagged a contract from Delhi Metro Railways Corporation to install roof top solar power plants that will help DMRC meet its operational requirements such as lighting of the stations.

Under the deal, the company will set up roof top solar plants with an aggregate power capacity of 250 Kwp (kilowatts peak) at DMRC’s three premises — Pragati Maidan Metro Station, Anand Vihar Metro Station and Metro Enclave, Saket.

The power generated by these plants would be used for DMRC’s operational requirements including station lighting and other loads, Jakson Group said in a statement.

Jakson Power Solutions is targeting to commission the three projects within next six months.

“With our expertise and rich engineering heritage, we are positive about completing the projects within the deadline,” Jakson Group Joint-Managing Director Sundeep Gupta said.

Jakson Engineers, an arm of Jakson Group, has signed a Power Purchase Agreement with DMRC, the statement said.

The solar plants would come up as per the RESCO model wherein DMRC would pay for the units generated by the plants and the capital investment would be provided by Jakson.

Jakson Group’s core businesses include generating sets, power distribution, solar power and electrical contracting, among others.