‘Govt will Achieve Solar Power Target for FY17’
New Delhi: India will definitely achieve the target for enhancing its solar power capacity and add 10,500 MW in the current fiscal, New & Renewable Energy Minister Piyush Goyal said on Friday.
India has set an ambitious target of adding one lakh MW of solar power generation capacity by 2022 which is five times more than the earlier target of 20,000 MW under National Solar Mission.
“The way things are progressing in solar energy sector. We will definitely achieve our target. Solar energy is economically viable,” Goyal said at an event here.Some expertsand consultancies however, have expressed apprehension about huge targets of solar power capacity addition during the current fiscal.