India : Green Energy to be over 60% of India’s overall generation capacity- Piyush Goyal

Power Minister, Piyush Goyal is excited over the drop in renewable energy tariffs, and said that India’s 60-65% of installed power generation will soon be via green energy sources.

Power Minister, Piyush Goyal is excited over the drop in renewable energy tariffs, and said that India’s 60-65% of installed power generation will soon be via green energy sources.
 
In Madhya Pradesh, last month, in an auction conducted for 750 mw capacity in Rewa Solar Park, lower capital expenditure and cheaper credit have brought down solar tariffs to a record low of Rs 2.97 per unit.
 
Solar Energy Corporation of India (SECI) conducted the auction, jointly with the Madhya Pradesh Government.
 
In an auction conducted by the SECI, the wind tariff too slid to a record low of Rs 3.46 per unit. 
 
Currently, renewable sources contribute 50 gw, large hydro projects contribute 44 gw to  the total of 350 gw of installed power generation capacity.

 

Source : http://www.indiainfoline.com/article/news-top-story/renewable-energy-green-energy-to-be-over-60-of-india%E2%80%99s-overall-generation-capacity-piyush-goyal-117032500272_1.html

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