India proposes 10GW of solar energy between 2012 and 2017

The government of India has issued a proposal to add approximately 10GW of solar energy to the grid between the years 2012 and 2017. The proposal has been submitted to the Indian planning commission and the full proposal further includes targets for other energies, such as wind power, bio-power and hydropower. The Indian Jawaharlal Nehru National Solar Mission has a target of adding 20GW of solar energy to the national grid by 2022.

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