Bioenergy, Geothermal, Hydropower, Solar, Wind Power

Bengal Eyes 500 MW from Renewable Energy Sources

[Economic Times] The West Bengal government has set a target to generate 500 mw from renewable sources by 2015 for commercial purposes. Of this, around 40% will be generated from wind energy, 30% bio-mass, 20% hydro while the balance 10% will be solar power. At present, the state generates 75 mw of green energy, which is connected to the grid.