India’s Energy Status Report at US India Strategic Partnership Forum
Part of: Prelims and GS – II – International Relations
Vision: Energy independence by 2047
- 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