Smart City experts visit VPT

Expert on clean energy of United States of America Karl Rabago, and US Public Affairs Officer Gabriel Hons-Oliver visited Visakhapatnam Port Trust on Monday.

By Author  |  Published: 12th Dec 2016  11:53 pmUpdated: 13th Dec 2016  12:05 am
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The visting officials interacting with VPT Chairman

Visakhapatnam: Expert on clean energy of United States of America Karl Rabago, and US Public Affairs Officer Gabriel Hons-Oliver visited Visakhapatnam Port Trust on Monday.They met VPT Chairman MT Krishna Babu and held discussions regarding building Smart Cities through educational linkages, focusing on sharing the best practices in Smart City policy, design and administration in India.

Krishna Babu extended elucidated the developmental activities taken up by VPT, particularly the operation of 10 MW solar energy, the first of its kind among all major ports in India, on sustainable energy and the benefits of electrification and doubling of RV line to the port.

The visiting team evinced interest in the steps taken in adopting sustainable energy such as solar, LNG, etc. and commended Babu and VPT for the efforts put in on sustainable energy and enquired of the cargo amount achieved and investment in the Smart City of Visakhapatnam.