Indian Railways: Renewable Energy targets by 2020

Last Modified: Fri Apr 29 2016 16:08:23 GMT+0530 (India Standard Time)
  • 1,000 MW
    generation target through solar by the year 2020 set by Indian Railways, based on information given by the Minister of State for Railways Shri Manoj Sinha in a written reply to a question in Lok Sabha on 27.04.2016 (Wednesday).
  • 150 MW
    additional generation will come through Wind Power. A mechanism to meet these targets as well as ongoing installation is in place include signing of Memorandum of Understanding (MoU) between Ministry of Railways and Ministry of New & Renewable Energy (MNRE), finalisation of Model Bid documents for rooftop solar power plants etc. with the financial support of MNRE.
  • 50 MW
    Total renewable energy capacity has been installed till date including approximately 11 MW solar power & 37 MW wind power. Installation of 6.5 MW is in progress.
  • 50 MW
    New capacity in solar for which Request For Qualification (RFQ) has been issued by Zonal Railways.