Ministry of Railways

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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Ministry of Railways Floats Solar Tender For 7 Stations of Mumbai Division

The Ministry of Railways has invited a request for proposal (RFP) for the supply of grid-connected solar power plants at 7 stations of the Mumbai division (Sion, Vasind, Kopar, Ambivili, Karjat, Datiwali, and OHE workshop Kalyan). The last date for submitting the online bid is January 06, 2023, till 01:00 pm. Bids will be opened […]

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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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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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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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Railway Ministry Tenders for Supply of AURA Energy Solar Lights for Guwahati

The Ministry of Railways, under the Government of India (GoI), has floated tender inviting bids from eligible bidders for the supply and commissioning of AURA Energy Solar light with battery backup and solar photovoltaic (SPV) panels for Guwahati location. As per the tender details, the scope of work includes “supply and commissioning of AURA Energy […]

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Railways to Save Rs 121.5 Cr Yearly via Addl Power in 2 States from BRBCL

In a bid to economize electricity bill and reduce operating costs, Indian Railways has started the flow of additional power from Bhartiya Rail Bijli Company Ltd (BRBCL) in the states of Bihar and Rajasthan. The Railway ministry said in a statement that, it had commenced the flow of additional 50 MW power, total 100 MW, […]

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Railways to Source 1GW Solar, 100MW Wind By 2021-22: Piyush Goyal

In a bid to go green, Indian Railways has planned to source about 1 GW (1,000 MW) of solar energy and approx. 200 MW of wind energy progressively by 2021-22, said Piyush Goyal. In a written reply to a question in Rajya Sabha, this information was provided by Piyush Goyal, Minister of Railways and Commerce […]

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