In a move to achieve the target of zero carbon emission, rooftop solar power plants have been commissioned throughout the Northeast Frontier Railway generating 4,358.233 kWp till March 2022.
NFR has commissioned 585 kWp of solar rooftop systems in various stations and other service buildings during FY22. Of the 585 kWp, 195 kWp capacity has been commissioned in Lumding station, 100 kWp in Dimapur station and 120 kWp in Kamakhya Coaching Depot under Lumding division.
Moreover, 100 kWp capacity is being commissioned in Rangiya station and 10 kWp each in Viswanath Chariali station and Kendriya Vidyalaya/Rangiya under Rangiya division.
Further, in Alipurduar division, 20 kWp capacity is being commissioned in Dalgaon station and 10 kWp each in Kalchini station, Dhubri station and Salakati station.
In FY23, it is all set to commission 1,500 kWp capacity of solar systems. These include 100 kWp in Silchar station, 200 kWp each in Guwahati station and Kamakhya station under Lumding divison.
Apart from all this, 1,000 kWp is planned to be commissioned in New Bongaigaon Workshop which is a major workshop under NFR.