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Renewables accounted for 64 per cent of generation capacity addition in FY21: Report

It added that rooftop solar contributed 1.8 GW of added capacity till February 2021

Source:Energyword

New Delhi: Renewable energy (RE) dominated power generation capacity addition in financial year 2020-21 (FY21) and accounted for 7.7 gigawatt (GW), about 64 per cent, of the 12.1 GW added, according to a latest report.
The report, however, added that coal capacity addition fell only by a marginal 6 per cent in FY21 compared to the previous fiscal year.
“Rooftop solar contributed 1.8 GW of added capacity till February 2021, powered by favourable policies in states such as Gujarat. The total solar capacity added in FY21, including grid-scale projects, was 5.5 GW,” said the report by CEEW Centre for Energy Finance (CEEW-CEF).

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