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News Brief | September 2012

Action plan to up use of renewable energy sources

The Union Minister of New and Renewable Energy, Farooq Abdulla, told the Rajya Sabha that his Ministry has formulated a plan for increased exploitation of various renewable energy sources in the country during the 12th Plan period. The Jawaharlal Nehru National Solar Mission has been initiated with a view to increase utilisation of solar energy in the country.

The 12th Plan proposals envisage 29,800 mw grid-interactive and 3,267 mw off-grid power generation capacity addition from various renewable energy sources and deployment of 7 lakh biogas plants, 35 lakh cook stoves, 8.5 lakh solar cookers and 80.5 lakh solar thermal energy systems in the country during the plan period.

Besides, stepped up support for sector specific resource assessment and R&D activities. Under the Jawaharlal Nehru National Solar Mission, deployment of 20,000 mw of grid-interactive solar power, 2,000 mw off-grid applications, including 20 million solar lighting systems and 20 million sq solar thermal collector area is envisaged by 2022. The Minister further said that such systems are to be developed and put in place by the respective State and District level authorities taking into account their existing electricity demand, available supply options and resources and other local factors.
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