News Brief | December 2015
IR to commission 26-MW wind mill at Jaisalmer
Indian Railways will commission a 26 MW wind mill plant in Jaisalmer in Rajasthan, with an aim to create a ´green corridor´ in Bharatpur-Kota rail section.
The wind mill plant is being set up by Railway Energy Management Company (REMC), a joint venture of railways and RITES, to generate 50 million units of electricity per year, at an estimated cost of about Rs 150 crore.
Electricity generated from the plant will be utilised for powering three traction sub-stations - Bharatpur, Hindaun and Ramganj Mandi in Bharatpur-Kota section of Delhi-Mumbai trunk route which will now be the first railway green corridor, Indian Railways said.