Chief Minister Pinarayi Vijayan will inaugurate the primary hydroelectric energy challenge of Cochin International Airport Limited (CIAL) at Arippara in Kozhikode on November 6.
According to a CIAL communication, the plant is anticipated to generate 14 million models of energy yearly. The 4.5 MWp run-of-the-river challenge throughout the Iruvazhinji river was awarded to CIAL by the Power Department as per the Kerala Small Hydro Power Policy for a lease interval of 30 years. The complete price was ₹52 crore.
It added that CIAL labored on restricted storage of water, inflicting no hostile influence on the surroundings. A 32-metre-wide and 10-metre-high verify dam (weir) is constructed throughout the river to divert water to an consumption pool. This verify dam helps within the storage of water for at the least 5 minutes. There isn’t any want to construct an enormous dam to retailer water. Therefore, the environmental influence is much less.
Special Correspondent , 2021-11-05 21:25:41