India encourages SA firms to participate in big renewables push
23 July 2012:
Engineering News Online:
India has invited South African renewable-energy developers and suppliers to consider participation in its ambitions plan to add 30 000 MW of additional renewables capacity by 2017.
The fast-growing Asian economy already has 25 000 MW of installed renewables capacity, making it also the fifth-largest deployer of clean energy solutions globally.
Addressing a renewable-energy conference organised by the Indian High Commission in Johannesburg on Monday, New and Renewables Energy director-general Gireesh B Pradhan said the country was seeking to add momentum to a roll-out that had already accelerated sharply over the past few years. Read more…