A battery project of 12 GWhr will be set up in Ladakh. India has set an ambitious target of having 175 GW renewable energy (RE) capacity by 2022 and 450 GW by 2030.
At present, India has 100 GW installed solar and wind capacity and after adding hydro, the total installed renewable capacity is 146 MW. Another 63 GW of renewable capacity is under construction.
Centre would also be inviting bids for green hydrogen in the next three-four months to pave the way for viable usage of hydrogen as fuel.