News Brief | October 2015
SunEdison installs solar on Badarpur-Faridabad Metro Line
SunEdison, Inc. announced the successful installation and operation of eight solar systems for India´s Delhi Metro Rail Corporation (DMRC). The newly finished Badarpur-Faridabad line is the first metro line in the DMRC network to integrate solar into the design of the buildings. The solar systems are built on the roofs of the stations and depot and are expected to generate 2.5 GW of clean, reliable, and cost effective solar power a year.
¨SunEdison´s solar system in eight of the metro lines will benefit commuters with a clean and reliable source of electricity. These systems took only two months to build and will generate electricity for the metro line for 25 to 30 years with little maintenance cost,¨ said Pashupathy Gopalan, SunEdison´s president of Asia-Pacific and Sub-Saharan Africa.