Indian railways

Railways Awards Contracts To 6 Firms For Its 750MW RE Project

The Indian Railways has chosen six renewable energy companies to develop 750 MW of Round-The-Clock (RTC) renewable power. This comes after it released a tender earlier last year seeking developers. The Railway Energy Management Company Limited (REMCL) floated the tender. REMCL is a joint venture of the Indian Railways and RITES Ltd. As per the […]

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Jakson Green Enters Into Joint Venture With RVNL in Solar Sector

Jakson Green Private Limited (JGPL) and Rail Vikas Nigam Limited (RVNL) announced the formation of a Joint Venture that will explore opportunities in solar power projects in India and abroad. Under the joint venture, RVNL will hold a 49% stake of the green clean energy project, while a majority stake of 51% will be held […]

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Indian Railways Floats RTC Tender For 695MW Of Renewable Power

The Indian Railways has now floated a tender, seeking developers to supply 695 MW of Round-the-Clock (RTC) power from grid-connected Renewable Energy. The Railway Energy Management Company Limited floated the tender on behalf of the Indian Railways. “REMC Ltd., for and on behalf of Indian Railways, invites bid in single stage two packet system for […]

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Accelerating Renewables Can Prevent Rail Network Congestions: IEEFA

Indian Railways can better utilise its resources and serve the Indian economy more effectively if policymakers focus on accelerating renewable energy generation rather than expanding coal freight by rail, a new report by the Institute for Energy Economics and Financial Analysis (IEEFA) finds. The IEEFA report analyses various forecasts by different agencies of the Indian government and […]

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India Focuses On Searoute For Coal Transport To Reduce Emissions

The Ministry of Coal claimed that it has taken an initiative to promote Rail-Sea-Rail mode which aims to integrate Rail-Sea-Rail (RSR) transportation for the efficient domestic coal transport. This multimodal transportation system allows for the seamless transportation of coal from mines to ports and then to end-users, reducing transportation costs and improving logistic efficiency. The […]

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Five Ways Indian Railways Plans To Go Net-Zero By 2030

  Indian Railways has one of the largest networks of rail lines in the world. In the last few decades, it successfully transformed from diesel to electric engines. The major source of transport and freight services in the country now is another fuel transition phase. Slowly, the Indian government entity is moving away from diesel […]

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West Central Railway Invites Bids for Implementation of 12 MW Solar Rooftop Projects

West Central Railway has issued a tender soliciting bids for the implementation of rooftop/cop, solar PV system at 3 division of West Central Railway. The projects are located at Kota division and have an aggregated capacity of 12 MW through public-private partnership (PPP) on desitransfer (the “DBFOT”) basis. The supply of electricity to railways will […]

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Eastern Railway Floats Tender for 3 MW Solar Power Project Under PPP Model

Malda Division (Eastern Railway) has floated the solar tender for the installation of 3MW on grid roof /shed top/ Rly Vacant land solar power plant under the PPP model at the different locations under the jurisdiction of SSE/E/G/BGP in a turnkey basis with the net metering facility.  The last date for submitting the online bid […]

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