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Solar energy is radiant light and heat from the Sun that is harnessed using a range of ever-evolving technologies such as solar heating, photovoltaics, solar thermal energy, solar architecture, molten salt power plants and artificial photosynthesis                                                                                                 .

I.R.O.A.F is the single window entity of Indian Railways for dealing with alternate source of renewable energy one of which is Solar Energy.

 WORK IN THE FIELD OF SOLAR ENERGY

o   Provision of Guard Comfort Kits (Solar Energy System) comprising of Light, Fan and Charging Point on Guard Vans of Goods Trains.

Ø  This has been done on 50 Guard Vans. First ever effort since inception of train service in 1853 in India.

o   Use of Solar Panels on roof top of DEMU Passenger Trains.

Ø  A Pilot project successfully completed on six Passenger coaches of DEMU Train and introduced in Passenger service in Delhi sub-urban area. First ever in the World in Train sets.

o   Setting up roof top PV solar generation in workshops/Production Units.

Ø  Projects initiated for 26 Railway Workshops / Production Units. Contract finalised for three Railway Workshops (at Parel, Kota and Bhavnagar workshops) and one Production Unit (Diesel Modernisation Works, Patiala).

o   Setting up roof top PV solar generation on Railway Stations.

Ø  Contract finalised for three Railway Stations (at Amritsar, Pathankot and Jalandhar Stations).




Source : Indian Railways Organization For Alternate Fuels (IROAF) CMS Team Last Reviewed on: 09-08-2017  


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