India Will Achieve 100 GW Solar Energy Target in 2022: Prakash Javadekar

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  • Javadekar said that the country is facing a fall in solar energy prices due to increased production
  • The country aims to have 40 per cent of energy capacity through renewal energy

Solar Industry in India time to think differentlyAccording to a report by the Economic Times, Prakash Javadekar, union minister of Environment, Forest and Climate Change said that India is going to add 67 gigawatts (GW) of solar energy capacity in next three years. He added that the country will achieve 100 GW solar energy target in 2022 by adding 67 GW of power.

As per the report, Javadekar said that the country is facing a fall in solar energy prices due to increased production. As per the report he added that the prices of solar energy used to be Rs 20 per unit but now it is 10 per cent of it.

40 per cent of energy capacity through renewal energy

The report also said that Javadekar said that there is 37 per cent energy capacity through renewables and the country wants to increase this as the energy demand is rising. he further said that the aim is to have 40 per cent of energy capacity through renewal energy including a mix of solar, wind and bio-waste.

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