TN tops in renewable energy: Study

TN tops in renewable energy: Study

In an election season, Tamil Nadu may be in the news of some populist schemes but the state has done a tremendous development when it comes to adding capacity of Renewable Energy (RE), which is projected to reach even 72 per cent of its peak demand by 2022, according a joint ASSOCHAM-Ernst & Young paper.

At present, the state has an installed capacity of over 8300 MW of non-conventional energy which is about 40 per cent of the total capacity installed including the conventional sources of thermal and hydro.