Three windmills for Erode

Staff Reporter

ERODE: With an intention to reduce the expenditure on electricity, the Erode Municipality has decided to install three windmills. The Municipality is now spending about Rs. 2 crore to Rs. 2.50 crore annually for electricity. The municipal administration is maintaining street lights, water pumping station, municipal administrative office and ward offices.

The council has approved installation of the three windmills at a total cost of Rs. 14 crore with the help of Central and State Government's energy subsidy and bank loan.