Indian railways

Solar Power To Feed 7,000 Railway Stations: Arun Jaitely

“It is proposed to feed about 7,000 stations with solar power in the medium term. A beginning has already been made in 300 stations. Works will be taken up for 2,000 railway stations as part of 1000 MW solar mission” Finance Minister, Arun Jaitely presenting Union Budget 2017 announced that 7000 railways stations in the […]

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Indian Railways is giving a big push to renewable energy to attain cost efficiency: Suresh Prabhu

The Railway Ministry is giving a big push to use renewable energy, electrification for ensuring sustainability and cost efficiency In a bid to adopt green energy, Indian Railways is giving a big push to renewable energy to attain cost efficiency said Railway Minister Suresh Prabhu on Wednesday. “The Railway Ministry is giving a big push […]

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ReNew Power to install solar rooftop for Indian Railways

After successfully securing the highest subsidy allocation from SECI for rooftop solar projects, ReNew Power Ventures has won bids for 5MW solar installations across various locations for the Indian Railways. India’s leading renewable energy development company will invest around Rs 35 crore in these projects which will supply energy to Railways through a 25-year power […]

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Indian Railways to install 5GW of solar by 2025 in partnership with UNDP: Report

Indian Railways is reportedly targeting to install 5GW of solar by 2025 in partnership with United Nations Development Programme (UNDP). PV Tech reports that Prodyut Mukherjee, national technical consultant, UNDP at his presentation at the International Conference on Decarbonisation of Indian Railways stated that the target will be realized using vacant Indian Railways land and […]

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Indian Railways all set to conduct trial of its first solar-powered train

Indian Railways is all set to conduct trail of its first solar powered train in Jodhpur, Rajasthan.  The solar power will be used for internal electricity gadgets and the train will be pulled using diesel-run engines. North Western Railways PRO Gopal Sharma speaking to ANI said “Solar panels have been installed on top of the […]

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New Policy for Solar Panels in the Indian Railways

With Indian government’s aim of making India the ‘clean energy’ kernel, the largest rail network has settled a policy for harnessing solar energy on rooftops of Railway premises. The policy will allow establishing solar power plants through developer mode with a long term Power Purchase Agreement (PPA) by Railways. The existing policy pronounces rooftops of […]

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