Renewable energy projects: India has renewable energy projects of 46,500 Mw capacity in the pipeline, Energy News, ET EnergyWorld
New Delhi: India currently has renewable energy projects of 46,500 Megawatt (Mw) capacity in the pipeline for capacity addition. This includes projects which are currently under construction and those likely to be offered for bidding soon.
“We have already installed 73.35 Gigawatt (Gw) and projects worth 21.5 Gw are under various stages of implementation and projects amounting to another 25 GW are under various stages of bidding,” Anand Kumar, Secretary at the Ministry of New and Renewable Energy (MNRE) said at an industry event here.
He added India has made a commitment to the world that by 2030, 40 per cent of its electric power generation capacity would come from non-fossil fuels and it will install 175 GW of renewable energy capacity by 2022. The target includes 100 Gw of solar, 60 Gw of wind and 10 Gw of small hydro power.