India Can Integrate 175 Gigawatts Of Renewable Energy Into The Electricity Grid: Study

India Can Integrate 175 Gigawatts Of Renewable Energy Into The Electricity Grid: Study

Union Minister of State for Power, Coal, New & Renewable Energy, Piyush Goyal released the first part of the study “Pathways to Integrate 175 Gigawatts of Renewable Energy into India’s Electricity Grid” at an event organised here today.  The second volume, to be released in July, takes a more in-depth look at system operations in the Western and Southern regions.

The study, developed under the U.S.-India bilateral program “Greening the Grid”, confirms the technical and economic viability of integrating 175 gigawatts (GW) of renewable energy into India’s power grid by 2022, and identifies future course of actions that are favourable for such integration. The Government of India in 2015 had set the ambitious target of adding 100 GW of solar energy and 60 GW of wind energy into the country’s energy mix. Read More…

 

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