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Flexible Solar Panels Are Being Added To India's Trains

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India’s been constantly pushing toward renewable energy. Nearly a month ago, they announced a goal to only sell electric vehicles by 2030. The biggest coal producer in the world that’s located in their country has announced a shutdown of 37 mines. Another step they’re taking is placing solar panels on their railroad system.

Indian Railways is going to limit their fuel usage by installing solar panels and battery packs on 250 trains. The Economic Times reports that six cars will initially get the additions. They'll be attaching flexible 4.5 kilowatt solar panels and lithium-ion batteries that are either 110 or 120 volts. These will be tested out in the public for two months.