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Government of India
Ministry of Railways
01 DEC 2021 5:14PM by PIB Delhi
Indian Railways plans for installation of solar energy projects on unused vacant Railway land

Indian Railways (IR) has planned for installation of solar energy projects on unused vacant Railway land. State-wise details where action has been taken for installation of Solar electricity projects on unused vacant Railway land are as follows:

i) Chhattisgarh- 50 Mega Watt (MW) at Bhilai.

ii) Uttar Pradesh – 3 MW at Modern Coach Factory, Raebareli.

iii) Haryana- 2 MW at Diwana (near Panipat).

iv) Madhya Pradesh- 1.7 MW at Bina.

v) Maharashtra- 15 MW Buttibori (Nagpur).

Further, IR is planning to install solar energy projects on its unused land in various States including Gujarat based on techno-economic feasibility.

This information was given by Union Minister of Railways, Communications and Electronics & Information Technology, Shri Ashwini Vaishnaw in a written reply in Lok Sabha today.

 

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