Posts tagged: Indian Railways

India’s diesel-guzzling railways are testing coaches with solar panels

Solar energy has a surprising new supporter in India: The country’s massive state-owned railways. India has one of the largest  railway networks in the world, running some 12,000 trains that carry over 23 million passengers every day. That’s almost as much as the entire population of Australia. But moving such huge numbers of people—aside from […]

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Indian Railways Plans 1 GW Solar Power Capacity

By: Mridul Chadha Like all other major state-owned companies in India, the Indian Railways has also been tasked with setting up large-scale solar power projects across the country. Indian Railways is planning to set up 1 GW of solar power capacity over the next few years and is currently working on a plan to implement this […]