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Madhya Pradesh (India) aims to add 20 GW of renewables projects by 2030

Madhya Pradesh plans to add 20 GW of renewable capacity by 2030 and to distribute the generated power to other states in the country. Madhya Pradesh currently possesses 5.5 GW of renewable capacity, mostly solar. The Madhya Pradesh Energy Department aims to reach 10 GW of renewable power by 2026. Several projects are expected to enter operations before 2026, including, among others, the Kusum A and C renewable projects totaling 1.75 GW, the 1.5 GW Agar-Shajapur-Neemuch solar plant, the 1.4 GW Chambal solar plant, the 950 MW hybrid storage Chattapur project and the 600 MW Omkareshwar floating solar plant.

At the national level, solar accounts for 12% of India's installed capacity, with 49.3 GW (end-2021). Since 2016, India has commissioned on average 7.4 GW/year of solar projects, including a record 11.9 GW in 2021. The country aims to develop 175 GW of renewable power capacity by 2022, including 100 GW of solar.

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