Chinnaswamy becomes country’s first sporting venue to switch to solar power

BENGALURU: Next time you soak in the fun of Twenty20 cricket under a starry sky at the Chinnaswamy Stadium, be rest assured your favourite summer pastime will leave little carbon footprint.

On Wednesday, Chinnaswamy Stadium took a giant green leap when it formally launched a 400kv rooftop solar power system, becoming the first sporting venue in India to embrace solar power in a big way. Energy minister DK Shivakumar inaugurated the system.

Installed on the roofs of the east ..


Amit Antil

After doing Power Management (MBA) from National Power Training Institute (NPTI), Amit Antil is now presently working with Today Green Energy Pvt. Ltd. and looking after business development activities for Solar. Earlier he was associated with leading power trading company Global Energy for 3 years. He has a sound knowledge about bidding, power trading, open access, REC trading, Govt. Liaisoning, Contract Negotiation, Power Purchase Agreement.

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