Source: The post is based on the article “Year End Review 2022- Ministry of New and Renewable Energy” published in PIB on 21st December 2022
What is the News?
The Ministry of Minority of New and Renewable Energy has launched several initiatives and schemes in 2022.
What are the schemes and initiatives launched by the Ministry of New and Renewable Energy in 2022?
Renewable energy installed in India: Ministry of New and Renewable Energy is working towards achieving 500 GW of installed electricity capacity from non-fossil sources by 2030.
– So far, a total of 172 GW of capacity from non-fossil fuel sources has been installed in the country. This includes 119 GW RE, 46 GW Large Hydro and 6 GW Nuclear Power capacity. This has a share of 42.26% of the total installed generation capacity in the country.
– As per the REN21 Renewables 2022 Global Status Report, India stands 4th globally in Renewable Energy Installed Capacity (including Large Hydro), 4th in Wind Power capacity & 4th in Solar Power capacity.
Solarisation of sun-temple and town of Modhera, Gujarat
National Programme on High Efficiency Solar PV Modules
Development of Solar Parks and Ultra Mega Solar Power Projects
Atal Jyoti Yojana (AJAY): It provides for the installation of solar street lights in remote, rural and semi-urban areas.
National Green Hydrogen Mission