08 July, 2020
5 Min Read
Indian Railways & Renewable Energy
Part of: GS-III- Environment (PT-MAINS-PERSONALITY TEST)
The Indian Railways has decided to be self-reliant for its energy needs by utilizing its vacant lands for Renewable Energy (RE) projects. It will utilize solar energy for meeting its traction (action of drawing or pulling something over a surface) power requirements.
Enhancing the speed and safety of trains.
Reduction of infrastructure costs due to direct injection of solar power into the traction network.
Railway Energy Management Company Limited
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