18 Aug '17, 7am

“Up to 65% of India's capacity will be green energy" @PiyushGoyal . Read more from @Siemens_Energy https://t.co/xNgVG1evr0…

“Up to 65% of India's capacity will be green energy" @PiyushGoyal . Read more from @Siemens_Energy https://t.co/xNgVG1evr0…

The energy sector undoubtedly plays a vital role in the economic growth and development of any country, and so the Indian government is determined to bring about a massive energy transition. Its “24×7 Power for All” program aims to provide power to all households, industries, businesses, public needs and agricultural farm holdings by 2019. And to meet the increasing power demands and fulfill its climate pledge, the country is making an incredible shift to renewable energy. The government has set a target of generating 175 gigawatts of renewables by 2022, comprising 100 gigawatts from solar power, 60 gigawatts from wind, 10 gigawatts from biomass and 5 gigawatts from small hydropower. The target is ambitious and progressive, but can renewables be the primary source powering the second-most populous nation in the world?

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