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Solar Power in Karnataka
Charting the path for a bright future
India has set itself on a path of accelerated development of renewable energy to power economic growth through clean energy sources as well as to mitigate some of the critical challenges country’s carbon intensive energy market is facing. With the recent decision by Government of India to scale up the installed solar power capacity to 100 GW by 2022, solar energy has taken the center stage in the Indian power sector. However, the solar sector is still in the evolving phase and faces a number of challenges which need to be overcome.
Knowledge Paper for CII Karnataka Conference on Power
Confederation of Indian Industry in Karnataka partnered with Deloitte for the preparation of a knowledge paper with the theme “Solar Power in Karnataka – Charting the path for a bright future”. The paper provides a holistic view of the solar energy sector in India, and discusses aspects such as:
- Current status of solar energy in India
- Future prospects and challenges at National level
- Status of solar energy in Karnataka
- Interventions required to remove the barriers for the development of solar energy in Karnataka
- Investment opportunities in solar energy
The paper was released during CII’s ‘Annual Power Conference’ held in Bangalore on 18th August 2015.