Railways’ Tender for 1 GW of Solar Projects on Vacant Lands Fails to Interest Developers

Railways’ Tender for 1 GW of Solar Projects on Vacant Lands Fails to Interest Developers

RITES Limited, an engineering consultancy company, has once again extended the bid submission deadline for setting up 1 GW of land-based solar power projects on various zonal railways lands across ...
/ / Solar, Tenders & Auctions
Railways’ 1 GW Solar Tender Gets Another Bidding Deadline Extension

Railways’ 1 GW Solar Tender Gets Another Bidding Deadline Extension

RITES Limited, an engineering consultancy company, specializing in transport infrastructure, has extended the bid submission deadline for setting up 1 GW of land-based solar power projects on various zonal railways ...
/ / Solar, Tenders & Auctions
960 Railway Stations Equipped with Solar to Meet Power Demand

960 Railway Stations Equipped with Solar to Meet Power Demand

The Indian Railways announced that 960 railways stations have solar installations in place to meet their power requirements. These solar systems are part of the Railways’ endeavor to expand the ...
/ / Solar, Utility Scale
Indian Railways to Soon Issue Another Tender for 1 GW of Solar Projects Along Tracks

Indian Railways to Soon Issue Another Tender for 1 GW of Solar Projects Along Tracks

The Railways Energy Management Company Limited (REMCL), is planning to come up with a tender for the installation of 1 GW of solar projects along the railway tracks, the government ...
REMCL Invites Bids to Develop Up to 400 MW of Solar Projects on Vacant Land of Railways

REMCL Invites Bids to Develop Up to 400 MW of Solar Projects on Vacant Land of Railways

The Railway Energy Management Company Limited (REMCL), a joint venture of the Indian Railways and RITES Limited, has invited bids for the development of up to 400 MW of grid-connected ...
Indian Railways Ties Up with New Strategic Partners to Execute Solar Projects

Indian Railways Ties Up with New Strategic Partners to Execute Solar Projects

IRCON International Limited (IRCON), a public sector enterprise, signed a Memorandum of Understanding  (MoU) with the National Investment and Infrastructure Fund Limited (NIIFL) and Ayana Renewable Power Private Limited. Through ...
Railways’ Plea to Let Azure Install Rooftop Solar Under RESCO Mode in Gujarat Rejected

Railways’ Plea to Let Azure Install Rooftop Solar Under RESCO Mode in Gujarat Rejected

The Gujarat Electricity Regulatory Commission (GERC) has dismissed an appeal filed by the Indian Railways, which had requested relaxing the state’s net metering provisions. The petition was filed by the ...
/ / Rooftop, Solar
India and United Kingdom to Work Towards Making Indian Railways Energy-Efficient

India and United Kingdom to Work Towards Making Indian Railways Energy-Efficient

India has signed a Memorandum of Understanding (MoU) signed with the Department for International Development (DFID-Government of United Kingdom) for facilitating the energy self-sufficiency of the Indian Railways. As per ...
/ / Energy Efficiency, Other
Indian Railways Plans to Source 1 GW of Solar, 200 MW of Wind Power by 2021-22

Indian Railways Plans to Source 1 GW of Solar, 200 MW of Wind Power by 2021-22

Indian Railways is planning to source approximately 1,000 MW of solar power and nearly 200 MW of wind power by 2021-22 across zonal railways and production units. Out of the ...
/ / Markets & Policy, Solar
Indian Railways Seeks to Empanel Construction Contractors to Develop Solar Projects

Indian Railways Seeks to Empanel Construction Contractors to Develop Solar Projects

IRCON International Limited (IRCON), (formerly Indian Railways Construction Company Limited), has invited an expression of interest (EoI) from specialist construction contractors to associate with IRCON for its upcoming projects. The ...
/ / Solar, Tenders & Auctions
Indian Railways to Procure Power from Wind-Solar Hybrid Projects

Indian Railways to Procure Power from Wind-Solar Hybrid Projects

The Railway Energy Management Company Ltd. (REMCL), a joint venture between the Indian Railways and RITES Limited, has issued a Request for Selection (RfS) to procure power from wind-solar hybrid ...
/ / Markets & Policy, Solar
Railways Announces Tender for 32.5 MW of Rooftop Solar Projects

Railways Announces Tender for 32.5 MW of Rooftop Solar Projects

The Railway Energy Management Company Limited (REMCL), a joint venture of the Indian Railways and RITES Limited, has issued a request for qualification (RfQ) to set up approximately 32.56 MW ...
/ / Solar, Tenders & Auctions
Indian Railways Floats Tender for 2 MW of Solar Systems To be Installed on Coaches

Indian Railways Floats Tender for 2 MW of Solar Systems To be Installed on Coaches

The Indian Railways Organization for Alternate Fuels (IROAF) has issued a tender for 2 MW of rooftop solar systems which will be installed on the roof of each trailer coach ...
/ / Solar, Tenders & Auctions
Indian Railways Ramps Up its Efforts to Utilize Solar Power

Indian Railways Ramps Up its Efforts to Utilize Solar Power

In its bid to become a net-zero carbon emitter by 2030, the Indian Railways is slowly expanding its usage of renewable energy in its operations. The Minister of Railways and ...
BHEL Issues Two Tenders for Supply of Balance of Systems for 121 MW of Solar Projects

BHEL Issues Two Tenders for Supply of Balance of Systems for 121 MW of Solar Projects

Bharat Heavy Electricals Limited (BHEL), a public sector undertaking (PSU) involved in the manufacturing of electrical equipment, has issued a tender for the supply of Balance of System (BoS) items ...
ADB Provides $750 Million Loan to Indian Railways for Transitioning to Electric Power

ADB Provides $750 Million Loan to Indian Railways for Transitioning to Electric Power

The Indian Railway Finance Corporation (IRFC) has signed an agreement with the Asian Development Bank (ADB) for the electrification of railway tracks. This initiative is part of a broad modernization ...
Railways Issues Solar Tender for 50 MW of Projects to be Developed in Bhilai

Northern Railways Floats Tender for 4.7 MW of Solar Rooftop Installations Across Stations

Under the Indian Railway Solar Mission, the Northern Railways has invited developers for setting up of 4.715 MW of rooftop installations. This tender consists of 133 installations of 10 kW ...
MNRE Creates an RPO Compliance Cell to Meet India’s Solar and Wind Energy Targets

SECI Tenders 1.2 GW Solar, 1.2 GW Wind, 1.2 GW Hybrid, and 4 GW of Solar with Manufacturing

On the last day of the year 2018, the Solar Energy Corporation of India Ltd. (SECI) has issued four tenders. One for solar, one for wind, one hybrid, and one ...
/ / Solar, Tenders & Auctions
Railways Issues Solar Tender for 50 MW of Projects to be Developed in Bhilai

Railways Issues Solar Tender for 50 MW of Projects to be Developed in Bhilai

The Railways Energy Management Company Limited (REMCL), a joint venture of Indian Railways and RITES Limited, has invited bid for the setting up of 50 MWp solar project on railways ...
/ / Solar, Tenders & Auctions
Indian Railways Continues its Efforts to Go Green with Solar Panels on More Trains

Indian Railways Continues its Efforts to Go Green with Solar Panels on More Trains

Continuing its efforts to solarize the railway lines of the country, the government has now announced that it has installed solar panels on various trains for their electricity requirements. The ...
/ / Rooftop, Solar
Indian Railways Announces Plans to Install Solar Panels on Stations and Trains

Indian Railways Announces Plans to Install Solar Panels on Stations and Trains

The Indian Railways is the single largest consumer of electricity with roughly 2 percent share of national energy consumption and it is gradually turning towards green initiatives for electrification as well as ...
Railway Energy Management Company Tenders 54 MW of Wind Projects in Maharashtra

Railway Energy Management Company Tenders 54 MW of Wind Projects in Maharashtra

The Railway Energy Management Company Limited (REMCL) has tendered 54 MW of wind projects to be developed in the state Maharashtra. The bid-submission deadline is August 6, 2018. The projects ...
/ / Other, Wind
Indian Railways to Become Net-Zero Carbon Emitter by 2030

Indian Railways to Become Net-Zero Carbon Emitter by 2030

Indian Railways is going green in a big way and plans to become a net-zero carbon emitter by 2030, according to Union Railways Minister Piyush Goyal. Goyal spoke to news ...
/ / Markets & Policy, Solar
Azure Power Wins Contracts to Develop 132 MW of Solar PV Projects

Azure Power Wins Contracts to Develop 132 MW of Solar PV Projects

Indian renewable energy project developer Azure Power has been awarded two contracts to develop a combined 132 MW of solar photovoltaic (PV) projects in the country. The capacity includes both ...
Indian Railways to Tender 5 GW of Solar to Cut Down Power Costs

Indian Railways to Tender 5 GW of Solar to Cut Down Power Costs

The Indian Railways is turning to solar power to cut down its increasing power costs. The Railways will soon launch tenders to set up large-scale solar power projects, inching closer ...
/ / Solar, Tenders & Auctions