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Posted: Nov 02 2016 (21:00)

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Nov 02 2016 (20:57)   International Conference on Decarbonization of Indian Railways- Mission Electrification begins tomorrow
 

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Ministry of Railways through Institution of Railways Electrical Engineer (IREE) in partnership with ASSOCHAM India is organising the International Conference on Decarbonization of Indian Railways- Mission Electrification tomorrow i.e. on 03-11-2016 in New Delhi. Member Traction, Railway Board Shri Ashwani Kumar Kapoor briefed today about this conference and gave following information:-
· An International Conference on “Decarbonization of Indian Railways – Mission Electrification” is being organized in New Delhi on 3rd Nov.’16.
· The Conference
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aims at bringing various stakeholders on a common platform for exchange of ideas and to deliberate on implementable technological solutions and financing options to significantly increase pace of electrification and achieve the target for setting up of renewable energy installations with total capacity of 1000MW by 2020.
· The Conference will also project Indian Railways as an attractive investment destination considering its plans for huge investment in next 5 years towards modernization of its electrified network and use of renewable energy.
· The Conference shall cover aspects relating to policy, technological modernization, mechanization, innovations and financing models for railway electrification and de-carbonization.
· National Transport Development Policy Committee (NTDPC), in its report, has identified electrification of railway tracks as a means to reduce fuel consumption. The report has recommended for taking up electrification on priority through systematically tackling the bottlenecks in progress of electrification projects. It has also suggested that electrification should be viewed as a means of making rail transport independent of imported fossil energy, while also provide a choice in sourcing energy. Moreover, electric traction allows regeneration of power while braking/coasting and feeding the network, thereby reducing overall consumption of energy and carbon emissions.
· In this regard, following action has been planned for improving efficiency and bringing in cost economies in freight and passenger operations. Reducing the Carbon Foot prints through use of sustainable and green sources of energy is also a key focus area.
In line with this vision, following action plan has been planned:
Ø Electrification of Railway Tracks
Currently 28,000 rkm of tracks are electrified (42% of the total network) carrying around two-thirds of total freight traffic and 50% of total passenger traffic. As against 800 kms of average electrification in the earlier years, 1600 rkm of railway tracks were electrified in 2015-’16.
Further, in order to enhance the pace of electrification, following plan has been prepared:
Year
2016-’17
2017-’18
2018-’19
2019-’20
2020-’21
Target for electrification (rkm)
2,000
4,000
6,000
6,200
6,200

To fast track the pace of electrification, Ministry of Railway would be involving PSUs like IRCON, RITES and PGCIL. Increase in the pace of electrification will reduce its fuel bill by Rs. 10,000 cr. annually as against the business as usual approach.
Ø Harnessing Renewable Energy on IR to reduce energy cost and carbon footprints
- Indian Railways targets to harness 1 GW solar and 500 MW wind power as announced in Rail Budget 2015-’16,
- 500 MW of solar units on roof tops through Central Finance Assistance (CFA) from MNRE and balance 500 MW on land.
Ø Introduction of Energy Efficient Rolling Stock
Acquisition/ Introduction of new energy efficient Rolling Stock has been initiated through the following projects
§ Electric Loco Manufacturing Factory at Madhepura in Bihar
Project awarded to Madhepura Electric Locomotive Private Limited (MELPL), a JV company of Ministry of Railways and Alstom Manufacturing India Limited, to manufacture, supply and maintain the state of art 12,000 HP energy efficient locomotives.
§ Production of Energy Efficient High Horsepower Locomotives
- Last year, CLW achieved highest ever out turn of 280 locomotives, out of which 215 were energy efficient three-phase electric locomotives.
- CLW has completely switched over to production of only energy efficient IGBT based High Horse Power three-phase locomotives from current year and has turned out 122 such locos till Sept.’16.
§ Head On Generation (HOG)
Indian Railways have introduced HOG system wherein the lighting, air-conditioning and other electrical loads of passenger coaches would be fed directly from electric power drawn by locomotive from grid. This system will do away with the requirement of diesel power car for feeding electric supply to coaches and also enable in carrying additional passengers. This system has already been introduced in NDLS-Mumbai Rajdhani Express saving around 3,000 liters of diesel in one round trip.
§ Electrical Multiple Units (EMUs)
All new EMUs produced will be energy efficient with three phase technology having regeneration capability. Around 200 energy efficient rakes have been introduced in Mumbai Suburban area having regenerative braking feature since 2007.
§ Manufacturing of energy efficient electric locos from DLW, Varanasi
In order to meet the increased requirement of electric locomotives resulting from accelerated electrification, it has been decided to manufacture electric locos from DLW, Varanasi also. It is planned to manufacture two locos in the current financial year followed by ten locos next year and there on.
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Nov 02 2016 (21:00)
12301HowrahRajdhaniTheGod~   2448 blog posts   1 correct pred (100% accurate)
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DLS of BWN & BSB must b modified to shed Elocomotives also. BSB & BWN must have E&DLS.

  
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Nov 02 2016 (21:28)
srinivasvasanthi~   4275 blog posts   15 correct pred (54% accurate)
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Requested to complete all the Golden Quadrilateral Metro routes and its alternative routes have to be Electrified. First on warfooting Requested to complete the Electrification of Mumbai to Chennai QC .All the new lines / Doubling / Gauge Conversion have to be constructed with Electrification .

  
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Nov 02 2016 (21:47)
Mazi IRI~   872 blog posts
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Impossible target of electrification.....!!!!

  
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Nov 02 2016 (22:14)
Foamer~   2091 blog posts
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Alphabet soup :)
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So many Govt. organisations, PSUs, Committees, JVs, Major stakeholders, subsidiaries. And on top of all that, these business wheeler-dealers like ASSOCHAM, FICCI .... No wonder India is like this. Most of them fly swatters and pencil pushers. IR itself has what..like 40 subsidiaries.
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they have more such conferences every year, where they serve good 5-star hotel food and send back all participants with new leather bags, files, pens, diaries and other goodies and stuff :)

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