Union Minister of State for Power and New and Renewable Energy (NRE), RK Singh on Thursday said that India’s energy needs are going to double in the next 6-7 years at the present rate of growth of the economy.
Chairing a Curtain Raiser ceremony, held here on Thursday, to inform that the 2nd edition of the Global Renewable Energy (RE) Investors Meet and Expo (RE-INVEST 2017) will be held from 7th to 9th December, 2017 at the India Expo Centre, Greater Noida and National Capital Region of Delhi, he said, “Nevertheless, India would continue to grow at a brisk pace and at the same time, decrease its carbon footprint so as to maintain its commitment towards giving the future generations a cleaner environment to live in.
By 2030, 40 per cent of India’s energy needs would be met by Renewable Energy.” Addressing the august gathering of delegates from a number of foreign missions in India, Mr Singh said that India invites all Nations to partner in the endeavour to harness Clean Energy and Save the Planet.
The Minister added that investing in Indian renewable energy sector not only helps in reduction of global carbon footprint but it is also a great business opportunity for all partner Nations, looking at the size of RE market in India. Read More…
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