Wind Energy in India

Facts for Prelims (FFP) Source: PIB   Context: On Global Wind Day (June 15), the Ministry of New and Renewable Energy in India organized a day-long event in New Delhi to celebrate the success of wind energy adoption and explore its future potential.   Outcome: Launch of Wind Atlas at 150 meters above ground level, …

The wind sector in India needs an overhaul

GS Paper 3: Syllabus: Science & Technology   Source: Down to Earth Direction: In this article, it is important to know about the capacity potential and challenges to generating wind energy in India. Context: Globally, India has the fourth-highest installed capacity to generate wind energy. However, the potential is higher and can be accelerated with …