Indian Railways is set to update its fleet of trains with a new electric locomotive that offers a better energy efficiency than the existing fleet. Chittaranjan Locomotive Works (CLW), a state-owned electric locomotive manufacturer
If India develops its alternative and sustainable sources of energy, the country does not require crude imports. The country has the alternative sources in abundance as crude substitution, said Dr Anjan Ray, Director of Indian Institute of Petroleum, Dehradun.
Barely a week after its introduction, the Railways is likely to pull chains on India’s shortest passenger train as the three-coach Diesel Electrical Multiple Unit doesn’t enough passengers to fuel its operations.
Indian Railways is a relic on wheels and ever since the dawn of railways in India in 1853, the national carrier has been a lifeline of India’s public and the commercial transport.
India may be touted as the next big market for electric vehicles (EV) but they will find the going tough for the next decade in the world’s third-largest oil-guzzling economy due to dominance of affordable cars and absence of meaningful policy drive for new energy mobility.
Since 2016, Gatimaan Express has been stirring a storm when it comes to matching up with the top-notch standards of trains across the world. The train that takes you from Delhi to Agra, a distance of 233 kilometres at the speed of 160 kmph is not just any another train.
One thing that holds back electric vehicle adoption is the limited range.
India is one of the biggest adopters of solar power, with growth in solar power rising to four times to what it was just four years ago.
India To Begin Local Manufacture Of Lithium-Ion Batteries For Solar Application, Will Lead To Lower Prices
Lithium-ion batteries are the current pinnacle of energy storage technology and India is one of the biggest importers. According to Ministry of Science and Technology, in 2017 India imported $150 million worth of batteries.
In a bid to increase earnings, Indian Railways has decided to offer saloon to mail/express trains, if booked by passengers for exclusive travel for reaching destination in comfort by paying a little more.