Developing India's wind potential

The Global Wind Energy Council (GWEC) announced that it will launch GWEC India to help develop India’s vast wind power potential and support green recovery. India is the world’s fourth largest onshore wind market, after China, US and Germany, with nearly 38GW of installed capacity according to International Renewable Energy Agency (IRENA) data. It currently has no offshore wind capacity. In 2016 the Indian government set an ambitious target of 175GW of installed renewable energy capacity by 2022. This calls for the current wind capacity to increase substantially in the next two years, to 60GW of onshore and 5GW of offshore capacity. It has been forecast that India has 300GW of onshore wind

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