Report Release on Gujarat results of Greening the Grid

Report Release on Gujarat results of Greening the Grid

November 3, 2017- Gandhinagar, Gujarat Additional Chief Secretary-Energy Shri Sujit Gulati and Chairperson of – Gujarat Electricity Regulatory Commission (GERC), Anand Kumar, jointly launched the Gujarat state results of the joint U.S.-India study. The state results demonstrates that Gujarat’s electricity grid can balance 21 GW of solar and wind energy (equivalent to 35 percent of its generation) at 15-minute operational timescales. Coal generation will be 21 percent less within the state when the 21 GW target is met, compared to a future where no new RE is produced after 2016.