NEW DELHI, Aug. 27 -- Indian Railways has reached out to top solar power developers, including Renew Power, Hero Future Energies, Greenko Group, Azure Power and Tata Power, to meet the net zero carbon emissions target by 2030.

The companies met railway minister Piyush Goyal in this regard on Wednesday.

"The primary areas of discussion in this meeting were as follows-Innovative solutions for setting up solar projects along the railway track. Possible power procurement routes for achieving 20 GW renewable energy target, set by the Indian Railways, to become the net zero carbon emitter by 2030. Challenges in large scale deployment of solar energy projects by the Indian Railways," an official statement said.

In the union budget presented e...