“By 2030 India plans to establish 500 GW of Renewable Energy capacity. India would have installed 175 GW of RE capacity by 2022 without taking into account large hydro and 225 GW including large hydro plant.”Anand Kumar, senior official at India’s renewable energy ministry.
He was speaking at the 17th meeting of International Renewable Energy Agency (IRENA) Council being held in Abu Dhabi, the MNRE Secretary believed.
In his dialogue at the IRENA meet, Anand accentuated that belligerent against climate change and adoption of renewable energy is a matter of faith and obligation for India. He also shared efforts being made by India for de-dieselization of the farm sector.
Highlighting the need to develop cooperation in working between various international agencies, Kumar recommended that IRENA should work to boost the capacity of RE Institutions in member countries and focus on innovation and new areas like hydrogen as an energy carrier, storage.
The ministry official also alleged that India is keen to help other member nations in the development and deployment of Renewable Energy. He requested IRENA members to 3rdEdition of RE-INVEST to be held in October.
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