Union minister of state for energy Mr. Piyush Goyal to preside
Bhopal, September 2, 2015 (Abdul Ahad Farhan): Renewable Energy Minister Mr. Rajendra Shukla will take part in a meeting on increasing wind power generation in the country in New Delhi on September 2. Union Minister of State for Renewable Energy Mr. Piyush Goyal will chair the meeting. The meeting will discuss various issues pertaining to increasing wind energy through private investors. The main issues include land allotment to set up wind energy equipments, assistance from banking sector, inter-state sale of generated power and modern transmission arrangements for wind energy. Atlas of wind energy sources in the country will also be released on the occasion. Madhya Pradesh is among pioneering states in wind energy sector with installed capacity of 953 MW. Wind is regarded as cheapest source of renewable energy. A target has been set to generate 60 thousand MW wind energy in the country by year 2022.