Indian Army

Indian Army Launches First Solar Plant in North Sikkim

Seeking to harness renewable energy for the benefit of its troops working in remote conditions, the Indian Army has recently inaugurated the first green solar energy plant in Sikkim. The facility, which uses vanadium-based battery technology, was built at an altitude of 16000 ft. in the northern part of the state and has a capacity of […]

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Microsun Announces Completion of Solar Plant at 18,000 Feet For ITBP

Microsun Solar tech Private Limited has announced the completion of some key solar projects it has made for the Indo Tibetan Border Police, (ITBP), a key border force for the Indo-China border. The Indian army thus continues to build on its plans to use solar power more actively for its energy needs.  With these projects, […]

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Indian Army Distributes Solar Lanterns in J&K’s Rajouri District

As part of ‘Operation Goodwill’, the Indian Army has distributed solar rechargeable lanterns in a remote village of Rajouri district in Jammu and Kashmir As part of ‘Operation Goodwill’, the Indian Army has distributed solar rechargeable lanterns in a remote village of Rajouri district in Jammu and Kashmir (J&K), a defence spokesman has informed. The lanterns were distributed in Kheta Basha […]

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Indian Army Distributes 200 Solar Lights to J&K Nomads

The Indian Army’s Rashtriya Rifles unit based in Bhadarwah has so far distributed over 17,000 such lights among the Gujjars and Bakerwals under its ‘Project Roshni'(light). Bhadarwah (J-K): Continuing its efforts to extend a helping hand to the needy, the Indian Army distributed 200 more solar lights among the nomadic communities living in the high altitude areas here in Jammu […]

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Army to Tap Renewables to Supply Power to Jawans Deployed at High Altitudes

The idea is to shift from a conventional source of energy, which is expensive and unreliable due to its transportation and maintenance, to renewable energy. To enhance the living conditions of its personnel, the Indian army is looking for a durable supply of power in high altitudes where they are deployed. The idea is to […]

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Jaisalmer Military Station to be Smarter with Solar, LED Lighting

Provisions have been made in the plan for rainwater harvesting, centralized garbage disposal, solar water heaters, solar security lights, underground electric cabling. On the lines of Centre’s Smart Cities plan for the country, Indian Army has drawn a detailed plan to develop the Jaisalmer Military Station as a smart facility. The plan has been formulated in consonance […]

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Amplus Energy Solutions Inks with Indian Army to Boost Solar Power in J&K

Solar power can play a key role in providing power to isolated regions which get limited electricity from the government. Solar power producer Amplus Energy has inked a deal with Indian Army to provide solar lamps to the people of Gurez valley in North Kashmir’s Bandipora district of Jammu and Kashmir. Gurez is a valley […]

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Indian Army’s College of Military Engineering (CME) to tap solar power: Report

The solar power project of Rs100 crore was sanctioned by the government in the last financial year. The Indian Army’s College of Military Engineering (CME) is reportedly planning to install solar power plant on its Dapodi campus in a bid to reduce its electricity bill — around Rs9 crore annually. CME authorities speaking to TOI […]

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