Top Energy Facts India - biomass, solar, wind and geothermal energy

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Rosie Seldon from NRG Expert, the energy market research company analyses countries with high potential for energy investment. This week NRG Expert reveals the top 3 countries to watch.

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Indian solar power aims to increase from virtually zero to 20,000 megawatts by 2022

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India is facing an energy scarcity which is slowing down industrial growth and economic progress. India plans to tackle this by investing in renewable energy, particularly biomass, solar, wind and geothermal energy.

Top Energy Facts India

  •     India solar power aims to increase from virtually zero to 20,000 megawatts by 2022.[1]
  •     The recent $600m Gujarat solar park marks a rise in the global market for India’s solar power development, manufacture and investment [1].
  •     India produces 450-500 million tonnes of biomass per year, 32% of all the primary energy use at present.
  •     Biodiesel is targeted to meet 20% of the country’s diesel requirement by 2020.
  •     $1.1 billion wind energy investment by, ReNew Power Limited, to set up 1,000MW of wind energy projects across India.[2]

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[1] (source: Financial Times)
[2] (source: Clean Technica)

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