India Ready to Share Renewable Energy Expertise: R K Singh

The minister was talking to delegates of various countries during the seminar of ‘Know India Programme’.

India Ready to Share Renewable Energy Expertise: R K Singh

Taking a leadership role in the renewable energy domain, Union Power and New & Renewable Energy Minister R K Singh said that India is ready to share its expertise in renewable energy sector with small island nations.

The minister was talking to delegates of various countries including Mauritius, Trinidad, Tobago, South Africa, Fiji, Suriname and Guyana during the seminar of ‘Know India Programme’.

Being a flagship programme of the External Affairs Ministry, Know India enhances the awareness of Indian youth between the age of 18-30 about India. The programme also extends to cultural engagements and helps to familiarise the youth about the various aspects of India.

During the interaction, the delegates attending the programme were acquainted with different aspects and facets of India’s renewable energy push.

“India has already achieve over 33 per cent share of non-fossil fuels in the electric installed capacity and is likely to achieve this target much ahead of the deadline. Focused approach and ambitious aims will make India a world leader in the field of renewable energy”, observed the Minister.

The minister also informed the delegates that India was committed to decrease the share of fossil fuel based power generation systems by 40% by 2030.

The minister during the interaction also informed the participants about a very unique feature about India’s power system, which is having a single grid throughout the country operating at a single frequency.

Know India programme of the External Affairs Ministry has been in existence since 2003.

Source: PTI

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