Renewable capacity addition catches up with thermal power in India

KOLKATA: Data analysed by Bridge to India suggests that the country‚Äôs total renewable capacity including solar, wind, bio-mass and small hydro grew by around 11.2 GW in FY 2016-17, at par with thermal capacity addition, which registered a decline of 50% in the year. According to data published by the government, India added 5,526 MW…