Green power: Renewable energy use rises, but still behind target

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Updated: June 17, 2019 6:52:46 AM

Rajasthan, Tamil Nadu, Gujarat, Punjab, Maharashtra and Telangana — which have 56% of the country's installed renewable capacity — could not fulfil the RPOs in FY19, though they all met the target in FY18. 

Power mix, Renewable energy, target, RPO, FY19, FY18, renewable capacity, Rajasthan, Tamil Nadu, Gujarat, Punjab, Maharashtra, Telangana, Andhra Pradesh, KarnatakaPower mix: Renewable energy use rises, but still behind target

The use of renewable power by states is on the rise but is trailing the targets set by the power ministry. Among major states, only Andhra Pradesh and Karnataka met the renewable purchase obligation in FY18 and FY19. Rajasthan, Tamil Nadu, Gujarat, Punjab, Maharashtra and Telangana — which have 56% of the country’s installed renewable capacity — could not fulfil the RPOs in FY19, though they all met the target in FY18.

Power mix, Renewable energy, target, RPO, FY19, FY18, renewable capacity, Rajasthan, Tamil Nadu, Gujarat, Punjab, Maharashtra, Telangana, Andhra Pradesh, Karnataka

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