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Rajasthan emerges as solar hub of India with 10 GW capacity: IEEMA

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Jaipur, Dec 22 (KNN) The state of Rajasthan has emerged as the country’s solar hub after developing 10 GW (Gigawatt) capacity solar power, said Indian Electrical and Electronics Manufacturers’ Association (IEEMA) president, Hamza Ariswala on Wednesday.

Addressing the press conference after the IEEMA’s road show for ELECRAMA-2023, Ariswala informed that the state was attracting new investments in the field of renewable energy.


“Indian industry has an important role to play as India accelerates towards Net Zero (with green and renewable energy as the primary source of energy) and enhances the quality of life of its citizens,” he said.

As per reports, IEEMA has hosted an interactive session with senior officials of Rajasthan’s power sector along with a roadshow for the 15th edition of ELECRAMA.

ELECRAMA is scheduled to be held on held on February 18-22 at India Expo Mart, Greater Noida. The theme for the upcoming event is ‘Re-imagine Energy – For Sustainable Future’.

The event aims to showcase innovation and future technologies in many areas including storage, green hydrogen, fuel cells, Artificial Intelligence, and Internet of Things (IOT), Rohit Pathak, said the IEEM president.

ELECRAMA aims to secure business inquiries worth USD 6 billion from exhibitors and visitors from over 70 countries including pavilions form Canada, France, Germany, Romania, Taiwan and UK, its chairman, Jitendra Agarwal, said.

“For the industry’s growth and success, certain areas present unlimited business opportunities in the future including start-ups and new business where massive capital investment are being made i.e. railways, metro, airport, defence, smart cities, buildings, and the EV ecosystem, small, medium and micro-business should be able to participate in the global supply chain as well, “he said.

In reply to a question related to solar equipment’s’ exports, the chairman said that India is not dependent on imports to meet the requirements in the solar and wind sectors. Innovation and efficiency enhancement is needed with better sustainability through energy conservation and achieving carbon net zero.  (KNN Bureau)


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