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• The government has set a target of adding 2,400 MW of wind power generation capacity in 2015-16. • Under the small-hydro category, 106.55 MW generation capacities were added till October, taking the total generation capacity in this segment to 4161.90 MW. • The Centre has set a target of adding 250 MW of small-hydro power generation capacity this fiscal. • In the bio-power (biomass & gasification and biogases cogeneration) segment, 132 MW of generation capacity was added till October end this fiscal, taking the total capacity to 4550.55 MW in this segment. • The government has set a target of adding 400 MW capacity from these sources. • In waste-to-power segment, 12 MW capacities have been created till October compared to a target of 10 MW for the entire 2015-16Now, India has 127.08 MW of power generation capacity under this category • The country’s total grid-connected power generation capacity from all the above mentioned renewable sources was 3,8096.49 MW at the end of October. REINVEST 2015 India’s first Renewable Energy Global Investment Promotion Meet & Expo (RE– INVEST) was organised with the intent of providing a platform to the global investment community to connect with stakeholders in India. The Central Theme of REINVEST 2015 is to increase growth of RENEWABLE ENERGY renewable energy and energy efficiency in the country. The congregate showcased the Government’s commitment in the development and scaling up of renewable energy in a socially, economically and ecologically sustainable manner to meet the national energy requirement. During Re-Invest 2015, the Ministry received total of 2,73,000 MW green commitments including 62,000 MW of renewable manufacturing in the event. On the occasion, 14 banks and financial institutions, 8 PSUs and private manufacturers, 15 private sector companies gave 70,000 MW of renewable finance Commitments. International Solar Alliance: Prime Minister Mr. Narendra Modi launched an International Solar Alliance (ISA) at the COP21 Climate Conference in Paris on 30th November, 2015 as a special platform for mutual cooperation among 121 solar resource rich countries lying fully or partially between Tropic of Cancer and Tropic of Capricorn. The alliance is dedicated to address special energy needs of ISA member countries. The new body of Secretariat will be hosted by Government of India. The India’s first Renewable Energy Global Investment Promotion Meet & Expo (RE– INVEST) was organised with the intent of providing a platform to the global investment community to connect with stakeholders in India 63 energetica INDIA · JAN | FEB16


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