Use of Solar Energy by Indian Railways

Last Modified: Tue Dec 22 2015 06:57:24 GMT+0530 (India Standard Time)
  • 18
    narrow gauge coaches and 2 broad gauge coaches have been selected by the Railways for running trials and will be provided with solar panels.
  • Rs 3.90 lakh
    cost of equipping a non-AC coach with solar panels installed on its roof.
  • 17
    units of power will be generated by the solar panels in a day which will enable the lighting system in the coach.
  • Rs 1.24 lakh
    per annum is the estimated savings in power cost per non-AC coach.