Give a thrust to renewable sources of energy as an important component of India's energy mix

18-December-2016 09:44 IST | Press Information Bureau | FULL ARTICLE

A new dawn in Renewable Energy- India attains 4th position in global wind power installed capacity;
46.33 GW grid-interactive power; 7,518 MW of grid-connected power; 1502 MW Wind power capacity added; Small hydro power capacity reaches 4323 MW, 92305 Solar Pumps installed, 38,000 crore Green Energy Corridor is being set up; Surya Mitraā€¯ mobile App launched , Solar Tariff as low as Rs 3/unit .
In order to achieve the renewable energy target of 175 GW by the year 2022, the major programmes/ schemes on implementation of Solar Park, Solar Defence Scheme, Solar scheme for CPUs Solar PV power plants on Canal Bank and Canal Tops, Solar Pump, Solar Rooftop etc have been launched during the last two years.

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