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Tamil Nadu overtakes Karnataka to become No 1 in renewable energy


Tamil Nadu overtakes Karnataka to become No 1 in renewable energy


Tamil Nadu has overtaken Karnataka to become India's top renewable power generating state in FY20 (till October).

Of the total renewable power generation in the country, nearly 17.2 per cent was from Tamil Nadu.

According to Central Electricity Authority data in 2019-20 (upto Oct), 85,774.92 million units of total power was generated through renewable energy.

Tamil Nadu's wind energy capacity is 8,480 MW, which is 24 per cent of the country’s total wind generation capacity.

Tamil Nadu is followed by Karnataka, Gujarat, Andhra Pradesh, Maharashtra and Telangana.

[ From www.business-standard.com ]


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