Indian railways

Railways Looking to Procure Schedulable Power From Solar & Storage System

REMCL, a JV of the Indian Railways, has issued an EOI for Pilot Project for procurement of schedulable power from a solar plus storage system. REMCL Ltd, a Joint Venture (JV) company of the Indian Railways and RITES Ltd, has issued an expression of interest (EOI) for its Pilot Project for the procurement of Flexible, […]

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Railways Should use Sections of its Extensive Network for Transmission Infrastructure: IEEFA

The Institute for Energy Economics and Financial Analysis (IEEFA) in its latest report has shown how by facilitating electricity transmission routes, the Indian Railways could fast-track the energy transition. The report, Indian Railways at the Junction, suggests that transporting coal to generators is less efficient and increasingly less competitive than moving actual electricity via cables. […]

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RITES Bags Rs 475 Crore Railway Electrification Contract

RITES Limited has announced that it has been awarded a contract worth Rs 475 crore for electrification works of various arms of the Indian Railways. RITES Limited, a Public Sector Enterprise and a leading player in the transport consultancy and engineering sector in India has announced that it has been awarded a contract worth Rs 475 […]

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Indian Railways Begins Talks With key Solar Industry Players

Piyush Goyal has held a meeting with stakeholders in the solar sector and discussed innovative solutions for setting up solar projects along railways tracks. As part of the Indian Railways‘ plan to become a net-zero carbon emitter by 2030, Railway Minister Piyush Goyal has held a meeting with stakeholders in the solar power sector and discussed innovative […]

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Railways Planning to Generate 20 GW Renewable Energy on Surplus Land: Goyal

Indian Railways is planning to use its surplus land to generate 20 GW of renewable energy from ‘Made in India’ solar or wind equipment to power its network The Indian Railways is planning to use its surplus land to generate 20 gigawatts (GW) of renewable energy from ‘Made in India’ solar or wind equipment to […]

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MERC Approves Tariff of Rs.2.59/kWh for a Hybrid Project

TPC-D had approached the commission seeking tariff approval The Maharashtra Electricity Regulatory Commission (MERC) at the behest of Tata Power Company Limited (Distribution) (TPC-D) has approved the tariff of Rs.2.59/kWh for evacuation of power from a wind+solar hybrid renewable energy project of capacity 225 MW. The project will be set up in parts in Rajasthan […]

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Indian Railways to Pay Rs.27.35 Crores Plus Surcharge to TPC-D

TPC-D had filed a petition against Indian Railways on non-compliance of the Mid-Term Review Order of MSEDCL The Indian Railways will have to pay more than Rs.27.35 crores to Tata Power Company Limited (Distribution) (TPC-D). The Maharashtra Electricity Regulatory Commission (MERC) has issued an order directing the Indian Railways to pay the outstanding stand-by charges […]

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Hitachi ABB Win Rs 120 Crore Order For Railways Electrification

In an order worth Rs 120 crore, Hitachi ABB Power Grids India will deliver its transformers to CLW for the production of 400 electric locomotive engines In an order worth Rs 120 crore, Hitachi ABB Power Grids India will be delivering its transformers to the Government of India’s electric locomotive manufacturer, Chittaranjan Locomotive Works (CLW), […]

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BHEL Commissions World’s 1st Solar Plant for Rail Traction Applications

BHEL has successfully commissioned a 1.7 MW solar plant in Madhya Pradesh for the Indian Railways, with the power being used for traction applications. Bharat Heavy Electricals Limited (BHEL) has successfully commissioned a 1.7 MW solar PV plant at Bina in Madhya Pradesh for the Indian Railways, with the plant directly feeding power to the […]

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