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India to have world’s largest clean energy-driven railway network: Piyush Goyal

By : Sustainability ..., Oct 5, 2020

The Railways has embarked on a massive electrification drive and by 2023, the country will have the world’s largest 100 per cent clean energy-driven rail...

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Cabinet Approves Mou Between India, UK For Energy Self-Sufficiency In Indian Railways

By : Sustainability ..., Jan 9, 2020

The Union Cabinet on Wednesday gave its approval to Memorandum of Understanding (MoU) signed with the UK's Department for International Development for enabling energy self-sufficiency in Indian Railways. An official release said under the MoU signed by Railway Ministry with...

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Indian Railways signs MoU with DFID for energy efficiency cooperation

By : Sustainability ..., Dec 4, 2019

The Indian Railways has signed an agreement with the Department for International Development (DFID), United Kingdom for cooperation in the field of energy efficiency of the Indian Railways. As part of its obligations & commitment to reduce carbon footprints, Indian...

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Indian Railways to be fully electrified in next 3-4 years

By : Sustainability ..., Nov 25, 2019

Indian Railways, country’s national carrier, is taking steps to minimise carbon footprint by reducing the number of trains running on diesel and to fully bring the network to run with electric locomotives. As on 01 November 2019, 37,237 route kilometers of rail lines have...

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Indian Railways to become 'net zero' carbon emitter by 2030

By : Sustainability ..., Oct 16, 2019

New Delhi: As part of India’s strategy to combat climate change, Indian Railways will become "net zero" carbon emitter by 2030, said railways and commerce minister Piyush Goyal on Tuesday. India is the biggest emitter of greenhouse gases after the US and China, and is among...

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Indian Railways drawing 4 GW solar project bid for powering locos

By : Sustainability ..., Jan 17, 2019

Indian Railways will soon run trains using solar power from arrays of photovoltaic cells deployed on both sides of select electrified tracks in 10 states, replacing 4,000 MW of coal-fired...

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Indian Railways bets on solar and wind power! Three more stations go green to save on electricity bills

By : Sustainability ..., Jan 15, 2019

Indian Railways takes a big step towards clean energy and energy conservation! As part of its mission to utilise cost-effective renewable energy, three more railways stations of the Central...

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Indian Railway Sets Up A Chair in TERI

By : sustainabilityo..., Dec 21, 2015

Indian Railways will be funding a railway research chair on sustainable mobility at TERI University. The railway ministry entered into a memorandum of understanding (MoU) with TERI University recently.

The ministry said the ‘Railway Chair’ will focus and promote...

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