03 March 2017 Current Affairs: BEML (Bharat Earth Movers Limited), a defense public sector company, has set itself a goal of utilizing 100 percent renewable energy for its consumption.
In this endeavor, the company has inaugurated a 200 KW grid connected rooftop solar project at its Mysore complex. The project was inaugurated by Deepak Kumar Hota, Chairman & Managing Director, BEML, in the presence of B R Viswanatha, Director-Mining & Construction, BEML.
To achieve 100 per cent renewable energy, BEML has set up a 5 MW windmill project in Gadag district in north Karnataka. This project has been generating power since 2007.