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PM Modi To Inaugurate third Global Renewable Energy Meeting On November 26

The discussion board will embrace a two-day digital convention on renewable and future vitality selections. (File)

New Delhi:

Prime Minister Narendra Modi will inaugurate the third version of Global Renewable Energy Investment Meeting and Expo (RE-INVEST 2020), nearly on November 26, in a bid to offer a world discussion board for funding in renewable vitality sector.

Along with Prime Minister Modi, the Secretary of State for Business, Energy and Industrial Strategy, UK and President COP-26 and the Minister of Energy, Utilities and Climate, Denmark can even deal with the inaugural session.

“It will also send signal to the global renewable energy community about India’s commitment to the development and scaling up of renewable energy to meet its energy requirements in a sustainable manner. India has invested over Rs 4.7 lakh crore during the last 6 years. India has become a favoured destination for investment in renewables,” Minister of Power and New and Renewable Energy, RK Singh, stated on Thursday.

The discussion board will embrace a two-day digital convention on renewable and future vitality selections and an exhibition of producers, builders, traders and innovators engaged within the clear vitality sector.

Mr Singh additionally highlighted that coronavirus prompted a big disruption, regardless of this, the renewable vitality sector has rebounded remarkably.

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“During the last six years, India’s renewable energy capacity has increased by two and a half times. Solar energy capacity has increased over 13 times. The share of non-fossil fuel energy sources in our power generation capacity has increased to 136 GW or about 36 per cent of our total capacity. By 2022, the share is expected to further increase by 220 GW. While COVID-19 has caused significant disruption, the renewable energy sector has rebounded remarkably,” the minister added.

Mr Singh knowledgeable about efforts for creating an enabling ecosystem for home manufacturing of photo voltaic PV cells and modules. Government schemes alone have created a home demand and warranted market of round 40 GW of domestically manufactured photo voltaic PV cells and modules.

Regarding the function of renewables within the farm sector, the minister stated, “In PM- KUSUM scheme, which aims to replace 20 lakh diesel pumps with stand-alone solar pumps, solarised 15 lakh grid-connected pumps and 10 GW decentralised solar power plants will be planted in uncultivable lands of farmers within the next four years. In addition, the initiative to include solarisation of agricultural feeders under the scheme has also been undertaken. This would significantly reduce the subsidy burden of states.”

This 12 months’s RE-Invest will construct upon the success of the primary two editions held in 2015 and 2018.

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