Renewable Energy Push A Great Opportunity For Tamil Nadu To Tap: Report


Renewable Energy Push A Great Opportunity For Tamil Nadu To Tap: Report

Despite Tamil Nadu slipping temporarily to the third position in terms of India’s commissioned solar infrastructure, and its wind farms reaching their end of life, the state could account for 67 per cent of the total installed capacity and 56 per cent of generation from zero-emission technologies, says a report by the Institute for Energy Economics and Financial Analysis (IEEFA).

In its latest study on nine of the top-15 countries and power markets globally in terms of wind and solar power, Tamil Nadu was ranked ninth. Ahead of it on the list were Denmark, South Australia, Uruguay, Germany, Ireland, Spain, Texas and California.

In another report on Tamil Nadu’s energy model, the institute has warned against the state’s efforts to build 22,500 Mw of coal-fired power plants despite its favourable investment advantages and lower wind and solar tariff costs. Read More…

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