Power and New & Renewable Energy Minister R K Singh today said the government plans to auction 5 gigawatt (GW) offshore wind power capacities next year.
The proposed bidding would be the first in the offshore wind power category. He also exuded confidence that the country will surpass its target of having 175 GW renewable energy capacity by 2022, taking it to 200 GW.
“We would not only achieve the target of having 175 GW renewable energy capacity by 2022 but would surpass that and have at least 200 GW by then,” Singh said addressing National Energy Conservation Day function here. Read More