CleanTech/ Renewable Energy, Other

NAPCC Outlines Approach for Development of Renewable Energy.

The National Action Plan on Climate Change (NAPCC) has taken into consideration the renewable energy potential including wind power potential in outlining the approach for the development of renewable energy in the country.

In keeping with the objectives and approach of NAPCC, the Ministry of New and Renewable Energy has set a target of capacity addition of 29,800 MW from renewable energy sources during 12th Plan period. This includes 15,000 MW from wind, 10,000 MW from solar, 2,100 MW from small hydro and 2,700 MW from biomass including waste to energy. A Gross Budgetary Support of Rs. 19,113 crore has been allocated for the renewable energy activities for the 12th Plan period. State-wise physical targets and allocations are not made under renewable energy schemes/programmes.  

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