Western Railway

Western Railway Claims to have Saved Rs 3 Crore Thanks to Solar Power

The Western Railway claims that it has saved a substantial Rs 3 crore on its power bills by successfully exploiting solar energy at 75 of its stations. The Western Railway (WR) has come out with the claim that it has saved a substantial Rs 3 crore on its power bills by successfully exploiting solar energy […]

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Railway’s Petition Regarding 14 MW Rooftop PV Projects Dismissed

GERC has dismissed the petition filed by the Western Railway requesting relaxation in Gujarat’s net metering regulations. The Gujarat Electricity Regulatory Commission (GERC) has in its latest order has dismissed the petition filed by the Western Railway requesting the commissions’ involvement in granting relaxation in the state’s net metering regulations. The petition was filed against […]

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Solar Power Makes An Impact at Mumbai Suburban Stations Now

Even as utility, and even rooftop solar continues to have a somewhat bumpy journey in India, distributed solar continues to make progress. Now, 15 stations on the Western Line of Mumbai’s suburban train system have got a special solar powered facility. A solar powered phone charging system. These 100% solar powered systems can charge upto […]

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Western Railway to install 2 MW solar panels at its suburban stations

To reduce carbon footprint, the Western Railway will be setting up solar panels at around 30 locations- with a total capacity of 2 MW. The installed solar plant will provide power for its non-traction work. Western Railway expects to reduce dependence on energy from coal-fired plants by around 10% and save lakhs of rupees in […]

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