27 Feb '15, 6pm

Indian Railways plans 1 GW of solar projects #solar #PV

Indian Railways plans 1 GW of solar projects 27. February 2015 | Applications & Installations , Global PV markets , Industry & Suppliers , Markets & Trends | By: Edgar Meza Indian Railway Minister Suresh Prabhu says his plan to purchase power by soliciting bids from generators and power exchanges will result in savings of $485 million. Indian Railway Minister Suresh Prabhu has said developers can use railway land and buildings to set up PV installations. Jaaron95/wikimedia commons Indian Railways is embracing solar in a big way. The rail company has unveiled plans to install up to 1 GW of solar power projects in the next five years as part of its efforts to reduce its dependence on fossil fuel-generated power, according to a news report by Bloomberg, which cited comments made by Railway Minister Suresh Prabhu in parliament on Thursday. In presenting the railway budget for ...

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