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Installed renewables capacity in India reaches over 168GW

This includes 63GW of solar power and 46GW of large hydro amongst others. 

Installed renewable energy capacity in India has reached 168.39 gigawatts (GW), Union Minister of Renewable Energy & Power Shri R.K. Singh, said. 

Of this, 63.89GWs were sourced from solar power, 46.85GW from large hydro, and 41.98GW from wind power. Around 10GW was from bio power and 4.94GW from small hydro.

In addition, 80.15GW of capacity is still under implementation whilst some 34GW is under tendering. 

Read more: How Indian states can catch up in the clean energy transition?

“The Ministry of New and Renewable Energy is working towards achieving 500 GW of installed electricity capacity from non-fossil sources by 2030,” the statement read in part.

“So far, a total of 175.17GW capacity from non-fossil fuel-based energy resources has been installed in the country as of 31 January 2023, which includes 168.39GW Renewable Energy and 6.78GW Nuclear Power.”


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