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| Last Updated: 17/04/2021

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Akshay Urja Diwas: 20th August, 2020

 ABOUT

The Ministry of New and Renewable Energy (MNRE), Govt. of India has declared the 20th August, the birth day of Late Prime Minister Rajiv Gandhi as “National Renewable Energy Day”. To celebrate this memorable day throughout the state; the MNRE, Govt. of India had introduced a programme namely “Rajiv Gandhi Akshay Urja Diwas”(RGAUD) which is celebrated in every year since 2004. The objective of this programme is to generate mass awareness and popularization of need, benefits and uses of renewable energy devices and systems in all sphere of life. 

INITIATIVES & ACHIEVEMENTS

u  Highest ever wind capacity addition of 5.5 Gw in 2016-2017.

u  Record low solar tariff Rs 2.44/unit achieved in Bhadla, Rajasthan.

u  Tariff Rs 2.44/unit achieved in Bhadla, Rajasthan.

u  Solar park scheme doubled from 20gw to 40gw.

u  Renewable about 19 times higher solar pumps installed between 2014-19 .| 2.25 Lakh versus upto 2014 - 11,626energy installed capacity increased 226% in last 5 Years.

u  About 19 times higher solar pumps installed between 2014-19 | 2.25 Lakh versus upto 2014 - 11,626.

u  Solar power tariff reduced by more than 75% using plug and play model,

u  India now at 5th Global. Position for overall installed renewable energy capacity.

u  Renewable energy has ashare of 23.39% in the total installed,generation capacity in the country I.E. 368.98 Gw (Upto 29th February, 2020).

u  World's Largest Renewable Energy expansion Programme 175 Gw till 2022.

 

u  Solar Capacity increased in the last 5.5 years from around 2.6 Gw to more than 34 Gw.