Goa Aims for 100% Renewable Energy by 2050, Plans to Generate 150 MW Green Energy in Two Years

CII Goa Conference on Clean Renewable Energy

Goa’s Chief Minister, Pramod Sawant, announced on Friday that the state government has set an ambitious goal of achieving 100% renewable energy usage across all sectors by 2050. He was addressing the “CII Goa Conference on Clean Renewable Energy” in Panaji.


The plan is expected to create around 15,000 jobs, with 500 jobs per year dedicated exclusively to the solar and wind energy generation sector.


The government is committed to generating 150 MW of green energy in the next two years and will be setting up 100 MW solar power plants throughout Goa.


Additionally, the government has signed a memorandum of understanding to develop India’s first convergence project to generate green energy for rural and agriculture consumption, and it will soon roll out the affordable clean power project.


Chief Minister, urged the departments and agencies of the state to sign an MoU with the Indian Renewable Energy Development Agency Ltd. (IREDA) for faster development of Renewable Energy in Goa.

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Pradip Kumar Das, Chairman and Managing Director (CMD), IREDA emphasized the significance of green finance and the need for innovative financing mechanisms to accelerate the deployment of new and emerging renewable energy technologies such as Green Hydrogen, Green Ammonia, E-Mobility, Offshore Wind, etc.

The CII Goa Conference on Clean Renewable Energy 2023 aims to promote the implementation and usage of clean and green energy and provide an opportunity for the industry to discuss the latest technologies, engineering design methods, and best practices that address industrial challenges in the use of renewable energy.

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