India ranks 4th and 5th in the wind and solar power installed capacities respectively. India is also ranked number 5 globally for overall installed renewable energy capacity. International Solar Alliance (ISA) was launched in 2015 by India, at the India Africa Summit. The framework agreement of the ISA opened for signatures in Marrakech, Morocco in November 2016, and 122 countries have joined.1
With an overall target of achieving 175 GW of renewable energy by 2022, the Ministry of New and Renewable Energy has set a target of 60 GW for the country’s wind energy production. India aims to achieve this target with recent developments in the wind energy sector. India has an installed capacity of 34.98 GW and another 9.42 GW is under implementation and tendering.2 Wind energy is the cheapest source of clean energy in India, priced at an all-time low of US$ 0.034 per unit.