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Siemens equipping Indian Railways' electrification initiative

By : Sustainability ..., Jun 13, 2019

Siemens is equipping Indian Railways in its initiative to upgrade its electric locomotives from 6000 HP to 9000 HP, the company said on Wednesday. Siemens is supplying indegenously-made...

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Sekura, CLP eye Kalpataru’s power transmission assets

By : Sustainability ..., Apr 16, 2019

Edelweiss Infrastructure-backed Sekura Energy and CDPQ-backed China Light & Power (CLP) India are in separate talks to acquire the power transmission assets of Kalpataru Power Transmission (...

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All trains coming to Delhi to be on electric traction from December 2019: Piyush Goyal

By : Sustainability ..., Mar 11, 2019

 All trains coming to Delhi will be on electric traction from December 2019, Railway Minister Piyush Goyal said Thursday. ...

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Indian Railways Pushes Towards Goal Of Full Electrification By 2022 With ABB Deal

By : Sustainability ..., Feb 20, 2019

The deal will supply ABB’s industry leading converters for electric trains to Diesel Locomotive Works in Varanasi in Northern India. ABB will build the converters at one of ABB’s largest...

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Indian Railways Plans to Install 1 GW Solar Capacity by 2020-21

By : Sustainability ..., Jan 7, 2019

 

Ministry of Railways has announced that it plans to set up 1000 MW solar power by 2020-21 which would assist Railways to source about 10% of its electrical energy from renewable source, Minister of State of Railways, Rajen Gohain said in a written reply to a question...

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South Western Railway goes the solar way, 19 buildings get panels

By : Sustainability ..., Aug 28, 2018

The South Western Railway (SWR) has installed solar panels in 19 buildings, including railway stations, workshops and offices, with a total capacity of 3,605kilowatt-peak (kWp)....

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Indian Railways signs first EPC contract to speed up electrification

By : sustainabilityo..., Aug 7, 2017

With the aim of boosting its ‘Mission Electrification’ plan, Indian Railways signed its first Engineering, Procurement and Construction (EPC) contract with L&T for large electrification...

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