The Ministry of New and Renewable Energy (MNRE) notified its ‘Year-end review 2022’. As per the review, a total of 172.72 GW of capacity from non-fossil fuel sources has been installed in the country as on October 31, 2022. This includes 119.09 GW renewable energy, 46.85 GW large hydro and 6.78 GW nuclear power capacity. This has a share of 42.26 per cent of total installed generation capacity in the country which is 408.71 GW as on October 31,2022.
India stands on rank 4 globally in the renewable energy installed capacity (including large hydro), 4th in wind power capacity and 4th in solar power capacity. A total of 14.21 GW of renewable energy capacity was added, during the period January to October 2022. A total of 151.94 BU have been generated from renewable energy sources during the period January to September 2022 as compared to the 128.95 BU during the period January to September 2021.