Rajasthan has turn into one of many main states within the nation in solar energy era.
“The Rajasthan authorities has taken steps to advertise photo voltaic vitality and arrange photo voltaic crops, and because of this in the present day the photo voltaic vitality era capability has reached 16,060 Mw,” stated a senior authorities official in state.
The state authorities has launched the Photo voltaic Power Coverage 2019 to make Rajasthan a number one state within the subject of “Inexperienced Power-Clear Power”.
A photo voltaic vitality capability of 30 Gw is focused by 2024-25.
Power Minister Bhanwar Singh Bhati stated that Rajasthan has turn into a mannequin state within the subject of photo voltaic vitality.
Other than photo voltaic vitality, energy era via wind vitality is 4,576 Mw, via biomass vitality 125 Mw, and thru small hydro vitality 24 Mw.
The world’s largest photo voltaic park of two,245 Mw is in Jodhpur.
There’s a 925-Mw park and a 750-Mw park in Jaisalmer district.
The minister stated that Rajasthan has a excessive place within the nation in Pradhan Mantri KUSUM Yojana. PM-KUSUM (Pradhan Mantri Kisan Urja Suraksha evam Utthaan Mahabhiyan) is geared toward vitality safety for farmers, whereas honoring India’s dedication to extend the share of put in electrical energy capability from non-fossil gasoline sources to 40 p.c by 2030 as a part of the Supposed Nationally Decided Contributions (INDCs).
The nation’s first photo voltaic plant underneath this scheme has been arrange on 3.50 acres in Jaipur district at Rs 3.70 crore. Until date, 45 photo voltaic crops have been constructed underneath scheme-I of KUSUM Yojana within the state and up to now, 60.5 MW has been generated from them.