Green Power Hub

01 Oct 2023

MMRC Sariput Nagar Electrical Substation in Mumbai is India's first metro substation project to achieve the prestigious IGBC Platinum rating.

Mumbai Metro Rail Corporation (MMRC) exemplifies a strong commitment to sustainability within the infrastructure development sector. This dedication is evident in MMRC’s initiation of a series of green building projects, emphasising its dedication to environmental stewardship. A notable representation of this commitment is the MMRC Sariput Nagar Electrical Substation located in Mumbai.

To achieve the objective of designing and constructing a green building, Larson & Toubro (L&T), the EPC contractor and PEC Greening India, a green building consultant, were engaged from the planning stage. MMRC embraced a holistic approach to creating a green building. With a built-up area covering less than 3,000 sq m, this small-scale project proves that even compact endeavours can make significant strides toward sustainability. As Dr Mala Singh, Founder and Director, PEC Greening India, says, “Small projects can also ‘Go Green’.”

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