Great step! Indian Railways NFR zone plans to save crores by producing 8000 kWp of solar power


Great step! Indian Railways NFR zone plans to save crores by producing 8000 kWp of solar power

Indian Railways is all set to take another major step for a better environment! The Northeast Frontier Railway (NFR) zone of Indian Railways is currently planning to produce 8000 kWp of solar power. With this move, the national transporter aims to contribute towards a cleaner and greener environment. According to the NFR zone, with the production of solar power, the zone is expected to save an amount of around Rs 4.73 crore in annual conventional energy bills. Other than setting up solar power plants, Indian Railways is also taking various other measures including the installation of bio-toilets, electrification of railway lines, etc., as a part of its Go Green Initiative.

Meanwhile, Anand Vihar Terminal railway station in New Delhi also set a benchmark with the use of solar power. Under Railway Ministry’s mega project of making railway stations across the country solar-powered, solar panels were installed at the station. Read More

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