India to have 60% renewable energy by 2030: Power minister R K Singh

In September last year at the United Nations Climate Action Summit, Prime Minister Narendra Modi had announced increasing the renewable energy target to 450 GW by 2030 from 175 GW by 2022

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The minister also launched a report titled Bending the Curve: 2025 Forecasts for Electricity Demand by Sector and State in the Light of the Covd Epidemic'.

Press Trust of India New Delhi
India will have around 60 per cent of its installed electricity generation capacity from clean sources by 2030, Power and New & Renewable Energy Minister R K Singh said on Tuesday.

The minister also exuded confidence that the renewable energy capacity would touch 510 GW by 2030, including 60 GW of hydro power.

In September last yearat the United Nations Climate Action Summit, Prime Minister Narendra Modi had announced increasing the renewable energy target to 450 GW by 2030 from 175 GW by 2022.

Participating in a webinar organised by The Energy Resource Institute (TERI), Singh said, "I would say

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First Published: Jul 21 2020 | 9:31 PM IST

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