Minister of Power and New and Renewable Energy RK Singh on Wednesday said, India is world leader in Energy Transition and intends to continue leading the path. He said India’s Nationally Determined Contributions, NDC is to increase the share of non-fossil fuels to 40 percent of the total electricity generation capacity by 2030. He added that at the current rate, India might be able to achieve almost 50 percent from non fossil fuel by 2030. Mr. Singh was speaking at a webinar on “A Multilateral Approach to Building a Global Hydrogen Economy”.
He said, India is among one of the few countries globally which has kept to its Paris Climate Change commitments along with an exponential increase in renewable energy capacity. He also stated that India is determined to not only achieve, but to exceed its NDC commitments well within the committed time frame.