IITF goes green, saves 1.27L litres of diesel
In a first, the recently concluded 37th India International Trade Fair (IITF) was an eco-friendly fair. No gensets were used for the 14-day exhibition held at Pragati Maidan. The exhibition supplied electricity using grid power by BSES Rajdhani Power Limited (BRPL) and set up a temporary connection of additional 3 MVA in a record time.
The India Trade Promotion Organisation (ITPO) had an existing sanctioned load of 5.95 MW at the venue. It also developed a transformation capacity of 2 MVA to ensure that there were no glitches and the event went on smoothly.
It installed 3,990 KVA transformers and deployed mobile packaged sub-stations inside the venue.
Talking about pulling off the fete and saving more than one lakh litre of diesel in the process, Amal Sinha, BRPL CEO said,”With no cushion of any back-up gensets, the BRPL had the sole responsibility to ensure uninterrupted power supply, at the right voltage and with no fluctuation. Working closely with ITPO, BRPL lived-up to the challenge and ensured uninterrupted and reliable power supply during the 14-day event.”
“The entire exercise managed to save 1.27 lakh litres of diesel. If the gensets were used for power supply the event, the use of the fossil fuel would have resulted in the emission of 2160 kgs of Nox and 135 kgs of PM2.5 emissions in the atmosphere,” he added.
This is not the first time that the BPRL helped with organising a pollution-free event of such a grand scale.
Source : www.dnaindia.com