Vision to make India Global leader in wind energy: Farooq

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Union Minister for New and Renewable Energy Dr Farooq Abdullah today said his Ministry’s vision was to make India a global leader in wind energy by adding around 30 GW of renewable power during the 12th Five Year Plan.

Inaugurating ‘Wind Power India-2012’ an event organised by Wind Power Manufacturers here, he said though India has made significant progress in renewable energy, and wind power in particular, it still has a to go a long way.

“All favourable conditions in terms of potential, technical, support facilities, favourable policy and regulatory environment, robust manufacturing base, and investor’s confidence are available for an accelerated growth of wind sector”, he said and added that the vision of the Ministry was to enable India to be a global leader in wind energy.