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Renewable Energy: Status of state-wise renewable energy production in India

 

 

Renewable Energy: Status of state-wise renewable energy production in India and Facts About Renewable Energy in India

The sources are included in the renewable sources of energy which are eligible to be used again once used. Renewable Energy / Renewable Energy Sources; Sun Energy, Hydroelectric Energy, Geothermal Energy and Biomass (It contains ethanol, biodiesel).

According to the data released by the Ministry of New and Renewable Energy, India's total renewable energy production capacity is 896602 MW. Rajasthan is the largest producer of solar energy generation and total renewable energy generation in the country, followed by Maharashtra with the production of 118208 MW, second largest and 74500 MW renewable energy, Maharashtra is at number three.

Important Facts About Renewable Energy in India:

1. India's renewable energy sector is the second most attractive renewable energy market in the world.

2. In the case of total installed wind power capacity, India is at fourth place in the world.

3. January to November 2017; India has produced about 12 GW of electricity from renewable sources.

4. India currently has the capacity to generate 58.30 gigawatts of renewable sources, which is about 18.5% of India's total energy production.

5. India's total solar power generation capacity is expected to be 8% of global solar capacity by 2035.

6. Total 148,518 MW "renewable energy" in India and Rajasthan with 142,310 MW "solar energy" production takes the first place in the country.


 

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