India reaches 22 pc of renewable energy target

Ministry of New and Renewable Energy

Latest figures published by the ministry of new and renewable energy (MNRE), India, indicate that the country has attained about 22 percent of its 175-gigawatt renewable energy target for 2022 by the end of July.

The figures show India currently has installed capacity of 36.6 gigawatt of on-grid and 1.17 GW of off-grid renewables.

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While the country’s solar capacity crossed 4.1 gigwatts it has wind capacity of about 23.9 gigawatts at the end of the month.

By 2022, India targets 100 GW of solar and 60 GW of wind.

Ajith Kumar S

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