Indian railways

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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Indian Railways Eyes Net Zero Carbon Emissions By 2030

According to the recently released statement by the Ministry of Railways, the Indian Railways intends to attain net-zero carbon emissions by 2030, while also concentrating on expanding network capacity. According to the Ministry, Indian Railways has a goal to steadily reduce its carbon impact and achieve net zero emissions by 2030. As per the report, […]

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Canada’s Ballard to Power India’s First Hydrogen Trains

The Indian Railways is on the path of reformation through innovation with special onus on the use of renewable energy. In a key development, Canada-based Ballard Power Systems has announced that it has received a fuel cell module order from Medha Servo Drives. Medha Servo Drives is a rail system that has been contracted by […]

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REMCL, TERI To Collaborate To Meet Renewable Targets

The Energy and Resources Institute (TERI) and the REMC Limited, a joint venture of Ministry of Railways and RITES Limited, have signed a Memorandum of Understanding (MoU) to collaborate on capacity building and development of renewable energy projects for the Indian Railways in New Delhi on Monday. The two organizations aim to collaborate on areas […]

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Indian Railways Seeks Bids for Solar-driven AC Plants in Kerela

The Thiruvananthapuram railway division, one of the six administrative divisions of the Southern Railway Zone of the Indian Railways, has invited bids for the supply of solar-powered AC plants in running rooms in Thiruvananthapuram, Kerala. The deadline for bid submission is January 13, 2022, at 2 PM. Bidding will commence on December 30, 2021. The […]

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Min of Railways Floats Tender for 500 LPD Solar Water Heater

The Ministry of Railways has invited bids from interested developers for the supply, installation, testing and commissioning of a 500 LPD (litres per day) solar water heater system along with all the necessary civil foundation & plumbing work. The deadline for bid submission is November 29, 2021, 11:00 am. The Railway ministry is responsible for the country’s […]

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Chennai Central Turns Solar Central

The Puratchi Thalaivar Dr. M.G. Ramachandran Central or Chennai Central railway station, under the South Central Railway (SCR), has met the 100% day energy requirement target by solar panels installed on the platform shelters of the station. Informing about the same, Union railway minister Ashwini Vaishnaw tweeted, “100% Day energy requirement of Chennai Central Station […]

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Direct Supply of Solar Power to Railways Can Save 7 Mt Carbon: Study

The direct supply of solar energy to Indian Railways lines, without the need to connect via the grid, would save almost seven million tons of carbon a year whilst also powering at least one in four train on the national network on competitive terms, a new study by Delhi-based Climate Trends and UK-based green tech […]

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REMCL Invites Bids for 210 MW Solar Projects on Vacant Railway Land

Railway Energy Management Company Limited (REMCL), a joint venture of the Indian Railways and RITES Limited (Rail India Technical And Engineering Services Limited, a railway PSU), has issued a new tender to develop 210 MW of grid-connected solar projects under the Domestic Content Requirement (DCR) category. The solar projects are to be developed on vacant railway […]

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