Aiming to reduce the dependence on coal and gas for power generation, the Gujarat government will begun working on a new hybrid energy policy under which it will provide greater focus on solar and wind-based power, and promote wind and power based units that share the same land and transmission grid.
A key source close to the development said, “According to the Union government’s target, Gujarat is supposed to increase its renewable energy(RE) power generation capacity by more than 10,000 MW by 2022. To achieve this target early, the state government is planning to focus heavily on solar and wind power generation.’’
Gujarat currently has around 5,500 MW capacity for wind power generation and 1,492 MW solar power generation capacity. Read More…
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