Ministry of Development of North-East Region

Renewable energy in North Eastern Region

Posted On: 07 APR 2022 3:43PM by PIB Delhi

The renewable energy potential in North Eastern Region (NER) from different sources is estimated to be 1,28,962 MW.  As against this, 4,834.58 MW renewable capacity has been installed in NER.  The details are given in Table-1 and Table-2 below:-

Table-1

Estimated potential of Renewable Energy in the North Eastern Region

 

S. No.

 

STATES / UTs

 

Wind Power

Small Hydro Power

Bio-Energy

Solar Power

Large Hydro Power

Total

(MW)

(MW)

 

(MW)

(MW)

 (MW)

1

Arunachal Pradesh

274

2064.92

8

8650

50064

61060.92

2

Assam

246

201.99

220

13760

650

15077.99

3

Manipur

0

99.95

15

10630

1761

12505.95

4

Meghalaya

1

230.05

13

5860

2298

8402.05

5

Mizoram

0

168.9

3

9090

2131

11392.9

6

Nagaland

0

182.18

10

7290

1452

8934.18

7

Sikkim

0

266.64

2

4940

4248

9456.64

8

Tripura

0

46.86

5

2080

0

2131.86

 

Total  (MW)

521

3261.49

276

62300

62604

128962.49

 

Table-2

Renewable energy capacity installed in North Eastern Region

 

S. No.

 

STATES / UTs

 

Small Hydro Power

Bio-Energy

Solar Power

Large Hydro Power

Total installed Capacity

(MW)

(MW)

(MW)

(MW)

(MW)

1

Arunachal Pradesh

131.11

0

11.23

1115.00

1257.34

2

Assam

34.11

2.00

112.93

350.00

499.34

3

Manipur

5.45

0

12.25

105.00

122.70

4

Meghalaya

32.53

13.80

4.15

322.00

372.48

5

Mizoram

36.47

0

7.88

60.00

104.35

6

Nagaland

30.67

0

3.04

75.00

108.71

7

Sikkim

52.11

0

4.65

2282.00

2338.76

8

Tripura

16.01

0

14.89

0

30.90

 

Total  (MW)

338.46

15.80

171.02

4309.00

4834.58

 

Ministry of New and Renewable Energy is targeting achieving 500 GW of installed electricity capacity from non-fossil fuel sources by 2030 for the whole country, including NE states.

This information was given by the Minister for Ministry of Development of North Eastern Region, Shri G. Kishan Reddy in a written reply in the Rajya Sabha today.

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