livemint.com June 9, 2016
BEL eyes business opportunities in solar energy, homeland security
Public sector Bharat Electronics (BEL) is eying business opportunities in solar energy, homeland security and micro ATMs. In solar energy, the company is in talks with ISRO to manufacture space grade solar panels. With a capex of Rs 600 crore, BEL is also planning a joint investment with other defence PSUs to build roof-top solar installations.
In 2015-16, BEL, with a total capacity of 5.5-MW wind energy plants, generated and wheeled out 80 lakh units
BEL is a multi-product, multi-technology, multi-unit conglomerate with over 350 products in the areas of military communication, radars, naval systems, C4I systems, weapon systems, homeland security, telecom & broadcast systems, electronic warfare, tank electronics, electro-optics, professional electronic components and solar photovoltaic systems.