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Title: 963 railway stations solarised, 550 more to get rooftop solar panels soon: Indian Railways
Source:The Economic Times
Date:31 August 2020

The Railways has deployed solar rooftop panels at 963 stations as part of its goal to achieve 100 per cent power sustainability by 2030, the national transporter said on 01 September 2020. It said orders have been placed for 198 MW capacity solar rooftop panels at 550 more stations which are under execution. The Railways, which has set a target to become a "net-zero carbon emitter" till 2030, is set to produce solar energy for meeting its energy consumption needs of more than 33 billion units in the next 10 years. Its current annual requirement is about 20 billion units.

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