Indian Railways to meet energy needs of 33 bn units by 2030! Adani, Tata Power, Azure Power attend key meet

Indian Railways wants to become a green mode of transportation! In a bid to achieve the objective of becoming 100 per cent self-sustainable for all its power requirements as well as to contribute to the country’s solar power goals, Indian Railways, under Railway Minister Piyush Goyal, has organized wide-ranging discussions with many key stake holders. Companies like Adani, ACME, NTPC, Renew Power, Hero Future Energies, Greenko Group, Azure Power, Tata Power, Avaada, SPRNG Energy, Vikram Solar participated in the meeting. According to the Railway Ministry, the developers expressed support to the national transporter on the path of going green and achieving the target of net-zero carbon emissions by the year 2030.

Some of the key areas of discussion in the meeting included innovative solutions for establishing solar projects along the rail track, possible power procurement routes for achieving the target of 20 GW renewable energy and challenges of Indian Railways in large scale deployment of solar energy projects.

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