India’s Renewable Energy Triumph: Cumulative Achievements Reach 125.6 GW as on 30.04.2023

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As of 30th April 2023, the Ministry of New and Renewable Energy (MNRE) in India has reported significant progress in the country’s renewable energy sector. According to the latest update, the total installed solar photovoltaic (PV) capacity has reached an impressive 67,077.88 megawatts (MW). This signifies a remarkable achievement in harnessing solar power as a clean and sustainable energy source.


In addition to solar energy, India’s wind power capacity has also witnessed substantial growth, currently standing at 42,868.08 MW. The consistent expansion of wind power generation showcases the nation’s commitment to diversifying its renewable energy portfolio.

The combined renewable capacity in India has now reached a commendable milestone of 126,692.30 MW. This comprehensive figure encompasses various sources of renewable energy, including solar, wind, biomass, small hydro, and others. The continued progress in renewable energy installations highlights India’s dedication to mitigating climate change and reducing its dependence on fossil fuels.


The significant growth in renewable energy capacity is a testament to the government’s efforts and supportive policies, such as incentives, subsidies, and favorable regulatory frameworks. These measures have encouraged investments and attracted both domestic and international stakeholders to actively participate in the renewable energy sector.

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The transition towards a cleaner and greener energy future is crucial for India’s sustainable development goals and its commitment to combating climate change. The substantial growth in solar and wind power capacities is a positive step towards achieving the country’s renewable energy targets and reducing carbon emissions.

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