Indian Northern Railways has installed a 1MW solar energy plant at Katra station in March this year. Presently, the plant is harnessing 5,000 units of renewable energy daily. Only 1,700 to 1,800 units are utilized by Shri Mata Vaishno Devi Katra Railway Station and remaining
After successful trials of solar-powered coaches, now Indian railway is mulling to set up solar thermal plants on land owned by Railways. The step can go a long way in cutting diesel consumption, reducing carbon emissions along-with cost cutting.