The Ministry of New and Renewable Energy (MNRE) has issued a memorandum for state-wise renewable energy capacity allocation under the KUSUM program for the country’s farmers.
The capacities have been allocated to various states in line with the demand received from states, the targets listed under the KUSUM program, and the guidelines. These will be applicable for the first year of the program.
The program has been divided into three components and aims to add a solar capacity of 25,750 MW by 2022.
- The first component under the program includes the installation of 10,000 MW of decentralized ground-mounted grid-connected renewable power projects.
- The second component will be the installation of 1.75 million standalone solar-powered agriculture pumps.
- The third component is solarization of 1 million grid-connected solar-powered agriculture pumps. Read More
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