Tag: Indian Railways


The Indian Railways, world’s fourth largest railway network, recently took a massive step towards sustainable energy as it launched the world’s first-ever solar powered train. A short distance inter-city train was launched in India’s capital recently which had 4.8 kilowatts Read more…


The Indian Railways is going all out to reduce its fuel costs and adopt solar power in a major way. Apart from planning large-scale solar power projects and rooftop solar power systems, the world’s fourth-largest railway network is planning to Read more…


Since the National Democratic Alliance government took to power in May 2014 several landmark policy initiatives have been undertaken in the renewable energy sector. The result of these initiatives has been that India now stands to become the third-largest solar Read more…


On the heels of the successful allocation of 750 megawatts solar power capacity at record-low rates, the Indian Railways is now looking to replicate this model to ensure cheap and sustainable power supply. The Indian Railways has approached the government Read more…


A study funded by the United Nations Development Programme (UNDP) has identified that renewable energy sources could contribute to as much as 25% of Indian Railway’s energy needs by 2025. The Council on Energy, Environment and Water (CEEW) has found Read more…


Indian Railways plans to set up a mix of rooftop and ground-mounted utility-scale solar power projects.

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