According to reports, a branch of Tamilnad Mercantile Bank Limited at Pandaravilai in the district has become a fully solar powered unit, said S. Selvan Rajadurai, General Manager, Business Development, in a statement here on Monday.
S.V.P.S. Pandaram, Nattathi panchayat president, inaugurated it in the presence of Mr. Rajadurai. Efforts would be made to convert other branches also into solar-powered ones, the statement said.
“Conventional energy alone cannot meet growing demands of energy consumers. Solar energy is emerging as a main alternative to face the crisis,” the general manager said.
R. Thangapandian, Tuticorin Regional Manager, and other officials attended.