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886. 

Find the Metro rail corporation which has started an initiative to become the world's first 100% solar-powered metro?

[A]. Jaipur Metro Rail Corporation Ltd.
[B]. Gujarat Metro Rail Corporation (GMRC)
[C]. Delhi Metro Rail Corporation (DMRC)
[D]. Chennai Metro Rail Limited (CMRL)

Answer: Option C

Explanation:

Delhi Metro Rail Corporation (DMRC) on Thursday started receiving solar power from Madhya Pradesh's Rewa Solar Power Project, kick-starting an initiative to be the world's first 100% green energy rail network. DMRC received 27 megawatts (MW) power from the MP-based project and will gradually increase it to 99 MW. "The power received from Rewa will be utilised for the operational as well as auxiliary requirement of Delhi Metro. Till now, the solar power generated by the roof top plants installed in DMRC premises were utilised for the auxiliary requirements such as lighting and air conditioning of stations and depots.

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