The Minister of Railways in India has recently announced that NLC India, a coal mining and thermal power generation company, will set up solar power projects for Indian Railways. The company will build the facilities on unused land parcels as well as install solar panels on the roofs of platforms. The generated power will then be sold to Indian Railways.
The counterintuitive move is a result of the Indian government’s push for companies to invest in renewable energy technologies.CleanTechnica
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