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NCRTC opens bids for rooftop solar in Delhi-Ghaziabad-Meerut rail corridor

The National Capital Region Transport Corporation has opened bids to install RESCO mode rooftop solar plants in the high-speed rail corridor connecting Delhi, Ghaziabad, and Meerut. Bidding closes on December 12.

Flipkart to deploy 400 electric cargo vehicles for Delhi NCR

E-commerce retailer Flipkart has partnered with electric fleet operator Magenta Mobility to add 400 electric cargo vehicles to its fleet in India’s national capital region.


Delhi airport becomes India’s first aviation hub to run on solar, hydropower

Indira Gandhi International Airport (IGIA) in Delhi meets 6% of its electricity requirements from onsite solar plants, and the remaining 94% from hydropower.


Tata Power DDL, Battery Smart partner to set up battery-swapping network for electric vehicles

The Delhi discom has partnered with battery-as-a-service provider Battery Smart to set up battery swap stations for electric two- and three-wheelers across North Delhi.

Portable, space-saving solar towers

Researchers at the Indian Institute of Technology Delhi have developed solar towers that can be moved from one place to another and can generate 20-30% more power while requiring only 50-60% space compared to conventional mounting setups.


NTPC arm tenders 3.5 MW (AC) solar at four airports 

The solar plants are to be set upon the land available at four airport sites in the States of Delhi (2 MW), Madhya Pradesh (0.5 MW+0.5 MW), and Rajasthan (0.5 MW) under net metering.

Magenta to deploy EV charging solutions in Delhi

Magenta, in collaboration with State power discom BSES, will deploy innovative EV charging solutions in the discom’s service area in Delhi. It will undertake the installation, operations and maintenance of EV charging solutions under the ChargeGrid brand.

Delhi Metro to install rooftop solar on depot sheds

Delhi Metro Rail Corporation Ltd (DMRC) has invited bids to set up a cumulative 2 MW of ‘RESCO mode’ rooftop solar capacity on the depot sheds at its various sites. Bidding closes on November 16.

Siemens deploys smart metering technology for Tata Power-DDL customers

Siemens has deployed its EnergyIP meter data management system for over 2,00,000 smart meters in North Delhi, enabling the timely and accurate collection of electricity meter data digitally. The advanced metering infrastructure will pave the way for the deployment of Smart Grids across the country.

NCRTC to use blended renewable energy for its high-speed rail corridor 

The National Capital Region Transport Corporation has signed a memorandum of understanding with the Solar Energy Corporation of India to arrange blended renewable energy, including solar power, for the Delhi-Ghaziabad-Meerut Corridor.