Indian Railways’ first solar plants launched
- Written by PV-Tech
Indian railway minister Piyush Goyal has launched 5MW of rooftop solar projects at Hazrat Nizamuddin, New Delhi, Anand Vihar and Delhi railway stations. The projects, deemed the to be first such plants for the railways network, will account for 30% of the energy requirements at these stations. They required INR374.5 million (US$5.77 million) investment, and are expected to save more than INR42 million (US$647,000) for the railways. State-owned entity Indian Railways will pay a tariff of INR4.14/kWh (US$0.064).