MNRE draws trajectory to tender 21 GW of renewable energy projects by March 2018

The MNRE has announced its plans to tender 21 GW of renewable energy projects by March 2018, towards achieving the government’s 100 GW solar and 60 GW wind capacity target by 2022. Of the 21 GW of capacity, 3.6 GW has already been tendered while another 3 GW is set to be tendered in December 2017, followed by 3 GW in January 2018, 5 GW in February 2018 and 6 GW in March 2018. Another 30 GW is expected to be tendered in 2018-19 with 30 GW to follow in 2019-20. In addition, the MNRE is planning to issue an expression of interest (EoI) for setting up 20 GW of domestic manufacturing facilities in the near future.

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