MoU’s signed by Indian Railways to save power and improve efficiency

On 12.08.2015,
four Memorandum of Understandings were signed between Ministry of Railways,
Ministry of Power & Ministries of New & Renewable Energy and their
organizations for cooperation in the areas of Electricity Transmission, Energy
Conservation and promotion of Renewable Energy in a time bound manner.

MoU between Ministry of Power and Ministry of Railways- to boost knowledge sharing on various developments in the
power sector to reduce the cost of electricity for the Railways.
MOU between Ministry of Railways and Ministry of New &
Renewable Energy- for cooperation in the
Renewable Energy to bring in a change in the energy mix & Solarization
of Railways.
MOU between Ministry of Railways and Bureau of Energy
Efficiency- for cooperation in the area of
Energy Conservation to identify technologies to further improve efficient
utilization of Energy on Railways.
MoU between Railway Energy Management Company (REMC) and Energy
Efficiency Services Ltd (EES) – for
implementation of energy efficient systems and conservation of energy
projects for the Railways.

These MoUs will
provide a frame work for providing future solutions in the power sectors and facilitate
Railways bring a change in the energy mix. It will help Indian Railways to
reduce the cost of power and energy bill by saving energy.


-Ministry of Railways
Source: Legal news India