Maharashtra to add 17,385 MW renewable energy by 2025

The Maharashtra government has approved a renewable energy policy for adding 17,385 MW renewable energy capacity by 2025 in the state.  

Of the targeted capacity addition, about 12,930 MW will be accounted by solar. Other sources include: wind- 2,500 MW, bagasse and agricultural waste- 1,350 MW, small hydroelectric- 380 MW, municipal solid waste- 200 MW and new technologies- 25 MW. An investment worth Rs 750 billion is expected in this sector in the coming five years.

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