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Renewable Energy Investors’ Meet

Current context: Indian Railways organised the Renewable Energy Investors’ Meet on 9th January 2020 in New Delhi.
Renewable Energy Investors’ Meet 
  • The meet was organised by the Indian Railways and Railway Energy Management Company Ltd. (REMCL - a Joint Venture of Ministry of Railways & RITES Ltd.).
  • The objective of the Investors’ Meet was to disseminate information about the opportunities available under renewable energy in Indian Railways.
  • This meet was supported under the Power Sector Reforms Programme, as a part of cooperation agreed in the MoU signed between UK’s DFID and Indian Railways on 2nd December 2019.
  • The meet acknowledged the efforts of Indian Railways in leading the development of renewable energy in the country and highlighted that Indian Railways has recently invited bids for 47 MW rooftop solar projects and 249 MW of wind solar hybrid projects.
  • Chairman, REMCL: Rajeev Mehrotra
  • CEO, REMCL: Sudhir Kumar Saxena

Question: 

Q.1 The Renewable Energy Investors’ Meet was recently organised by?
a. Ministry of New and Renewable energy
b. Ministry of Railways
c. Ministry of Earth Science
d. NITI Aayog
Renewable Energy Investors’ Meet Renewable Energy Investors’ Meet Reviewed by Neha Verma on January 16, 2020 Rating: 5

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