R K Singh, Union Minister for Electricity, New and Renewable Energy addressed the parliament on Tuesday and highlighted that the total installed renewable energy capacity in India will reach 168.96 GW by the end of February 2023.
According to R K Singh, Union Minister for Electricity, New and Renewable Energy, 64.38 GW of the total 168.96 GW is solar power capacity, 51.79 GW hydro, 42.02 GW wind, and 10.77 GW biopower.
Another 82.62 GW of green energy capacity is being built, and 40.89 GW is in different phases of tendering, he added in a written response to the upper House.
For the current fiscal year 2022-23 (through to January 2023), renewable energy sources generated a total of 3,16,754.86 MU of power, according to Singh.
According to the minister, India's overall power generating capacity as of February 28, 2023 was 412.21 GW. The government's goal is to have 500 GW of installed non-fossil energy capacity by 2030.
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