Kacheguda becomes first energy-efficient rail station

Kacheguda railway station (South Central Railway) has earned the unique distinction of being the First Energy Efficient ‘A1 Category’ Railway Station on Indian Railways. The station has achieved 100% energy efficiency replacing 1,312 conventional lights with light-emitting diode (LED) lighting. Around 370 ceiling fans too were replaced with Brushless DC Electrical (BLDC) motors energy efficient fans and 12 air conditioners with energy efficient inverter type air conditioners. All these measures will save about 1.76 lakh units and Rs. 14.08 lakh per annum with reduction of the connected load by 46.18 kW for Railways.