Indian Navy’s survey vessel INS Sarvekshak has gone green by installing a solar power system on board. Navy said the system, equipped on the ship is 100 per cent reliable for power source that can be used for communication equipment, battery charging and general lightings onboard round the clock with battery outputs during night.
It said, the system is maintenance free. The Navy further added that the estimated profit generated in a ship service life of 25 years is Rs 2.7 crore in this small project alone. It said, even if the system is used four 25 days in one year, the system can repay its cost in less than 10 years.