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Members of Parliament meet on wind energy growth in Bangalore

Wind turbines in TamilnaduCoastal state MP’s will be meeting on 13th July for formulating an action plan on development of wind energy and challenges facing the industry. Read more on wind technology here.

“It is the first time a meeting of MPs concerned is being held on challenges in the wind energy sector to initiate policy dialogue and parliamentary interventions,” the official said in a statement here.

The meet is organised by Climate Parliament, a global network of parliamentarians promoting renewable energy, the two-day meeting will discuss the document on the development of wind power during the current 12th Five Year Plan.

The Climate Parliament India steering committee comprises of Milind Deora, Rajeev Shukla, Rajeev Pratap Rudy, Sanjay Jaiswal, Jayant Chaudhary, Kalikesh Singh Deo, P.D. Rai and Botcha Jhansi Lakshmi.

Under the National Action Plan for Climate Change (NAPCC), the Government of India has set a target of reducing country’s carbon emissions intensity of GDP by 20% to 25% between 2005 and 2020. Wind sector is to play an important role along with solar technology in achieving India’s transition towards renewable sources of energy. Indian Wind Energy program was initiated towards the end of the Sixth Plan, in 1983-84.

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The meeting will also be attended by representatives from the ministry of renewable energy and state governments.



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