Indian Railways are planning to install a 1 MW solar rooftop installation at New Delhi station.

The panels will be installed under a a pilot project in private public partnership on a non-utilized area of the station, primarily to reduce dependence on conventional energy sources.

New Delhi railway station
The railways would purchase the power under a 5- 10 years power agreement with a fixed power tariff.

Cost of the pilot project is estimated to cost $273,000 and installation of the panels would begin in 2013.

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