Renewable Energy targets for sea ports in India

Last Modified: Tue Jul 11 2017 11:54:00 GMT+0530 (India Standard Time)
  • 12
    Number of major ports that will implement renewable energy projects in 2017, according to a Ministry of Shipping release.
  • 91.5 MW
    capacity to be generated through solar plants to be set up at 12 ports.
  • 45 MW
    of capacity to be generated through wind - to be implemented at Kandla and V. O. Chidambaranar.
  • Rs.704.52 crore
    Combined investment required for setting up the plants. (Solar–Rs. 412.02 Cr and Wind–Rs. 292.50 Cr)
  • 136,500 million tonnes
    reduction in CO2 emissions each year once all the plants are fully commissioned.
  • Rs 75 crore
    Estimated savings as a result of reduction in electricity consumption from power companies, when fully commissioned.
  • 15.20 MW
    Solar capacity already commissioned.
  • 6 MW
    of wind capacity already commissioned.