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India’s Energy Status Report at US India Strategic Partnership Forum

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  • September 17, 2021
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India’s Energy Status Report at US India Strategic Partnership Forum

Part of: Prelims and GS – II – International Relations 

Vision: Energy independence by 2047

India has 

  • Set an ambitious target of having 175 GW capacity of RE by 2022 and 450 GW RE capacity by 2030
  • Reached 100 GW in Installed Solar and Wind Capacity and after adding Hydro capacity also, the total installed renewable capacity is 146 MW
  • 63 GW of renewable capacity is under construction which makes India one of the fastest growing economies in terms of renewable capacity addition.
  • Would be conducting competitive bids for green hydrogen in next 3-4 months to pave the road for viable usage of hydrogen as a fuel.

News Source: PIB

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