13 Aug 2021

India Achieves Milestone of 100 GW Installed Renewable Energy Capacity

13 Aug 2021  by Xinhua   
The total installed renewable energy capacity in India, excluding large hydro, has crossed the milestone of 100 Gigawatts (GW), revealed the federal Ministry of Power on Thursday.

According to an official statement issued by the Ministry, currently India stands at the fourth position in the world in terms of installed renewable energy capacity, fifth in solar energy, and fourth in wind energy in terms of installed capacity.

India had set ambitious targets for itself in the area of renewable energy, which the federal government is committed to achieve, added the statement.

While 100 GW has been installed, 50 GW is under installation and 27 GW is under tendering.

India has also enhanced its ambition to install 450 GW of renewable energy capacity by 2030. The achievement of installed renewable energy capacity of 100 GW is an important milestone in India's journey towards its target of 450 GW by 2030, added the official statement.

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