Indian railways

Using Solar Power Indian Railways Saves Crores in 2017

The Railway officials said the savings were made by using LED fittings at stations, solar-run UPS systems at reservation centres and solar water heaters in the ‘running rooms’ at Miraj and Ghorpadi. Indian Railways have saved a total of Rs 1.45 crore in electricity bills in 2017 by using solar energy at the Pune Railway […]

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Indian Railways to Add 5MWp of Solar Power Plant

The 5MWp solar power system will generate 76.5 lakh units of solar power cumulatively per year. The Railway’s first set of solar plants with a total capacity of 5MWp will be launched by Railway Minister Piyush Goyal. The plants on the roof tops of Hazrat Nizamuddin, New Delhi, Anand Vihar and Delhi railway stations will […]

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Azure Power to Expand Electrification of Indian Railways

Azure Roof Power will be used to provide power for 25 years to various Indian Railway facilities across 17 states and union territories. The power will be sold at a tariff range of INR 3.64 – 4.49 (US$ 0.06- 0.07) based on location. Azure Power has announced that it has won an additional 20 MWs […]

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Indian Railways Introduces Solar Powered Train with Battery Back-Up

The 1600 Horse Power rake has been conceptualized by Indian Railways Organization for Alternate Fuels (IROAF) using flexible solar panels and Lithium-Ion batteries. India’s national transporter Indian Railways has introduced its first solar-powered rake with a battery back-up to enable it to run at night as well. The move is part of a string of […]

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Indian Railways to Reduce Emission by 33 Percent by 2030

The use of renewable sources of energy will be promoted for which a big target has been set to achieve 1000 MW of solar power installed capacities. Going green, the Indian Railways is stepping up efforts to reduce emission by 33 percent in the next 10-12 years through sustained energy efficiency measures and maximum use […]

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Indian Railways Plans to Setup Solar Power Plants at 8000 Stations

The Indian Railway is working on the plan to make use of 500 MW of solar power plants in 8000 stations to meet its electricity needs and cut down carbon footprint. Indian Railways has planned to install 500 MW of solar power plant to meet the energy needs of more than 8000 stations in the […]

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