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Title: Solar capacity has grown 17x in 7 years
Date:8 November 2021

India’s installed solar energy capacity has increased 17 times in the past seven years with the country’s solar energy capacity now at about 45 gigawatts, a member of India’s delegation told the UN climate summit said on 07 November 2021. Though India represents 17 % of the global population, its historical cumulative emissions are only 4%, Dr J R Bhatt, Adviser Scientist in the Ministry of Environment told the Conference of Parties (COP 26), said. India’s current annual greenhouse gas (GHG) emissions are only about 5 %, he added.

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