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Achieving renewable energy targets to help India reduce water consumption

Reducing power sector water consumption intensity can be achieved by adding more solar PV and wind power projects into the co

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Wind Power  |  Nuclear Plants  |  Fossil Fuel

T E NARASIMHAN  |  Chennai 

At a time when the country is facing a severe water crisis, experts believe that if the Centre achieves its renewable energy targets India could reduce its water consumption intensity by over 25 per cent.

It may be noted that India is planning to add 227 GW of renewable energy capacity by March 2022, which will make the country one of the top three countries making investments in the sector. Tianyi Luo, Senior Manager, Water Risks & Data Analytics, Global Water Program at World Resources Institute said that World Resources Institute (WRI's) analysis shows that India could reduce ...

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First Published: Sun, June 10 2018. 12:19 IST
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