There is high potential for generation of renewable energy from various sources: wind, solar, biomass, small hydro and cogeneration bagasse.

According to various studies carried out, an estimated Renewable Energy potential of 1097 GW has been estimated in the country which includes 749 GW from solar, 302 GW from wind, 25 GW from bio energy and 21 GW from small hydro power.

The Government has set a target of installing 175 GW of grid connected renewable power capacity from various renewable energy sources by the year 2022. This includes 100 GW from solar, 60 GW from wind, 10 GW from bio-power and 5 GW from small hydro power.

# State / UT Wind Power Small Hydro Power Bio-Energy Solar Total
Biomas s Power Bagase Cogener
ation
Waste To
Energy
    (MW) @ 100m (MW) (MW) (MW) (MW) (MW) (MW)
1 Andhra Pradesh 44229 409.32 578 300 123 38440 84079
2 Arunachal
Pradesh
  2064.92 8     8650 10723
3 Assam   201.99 212   8 13760 14182
4 Bihar   526.98 619 300 73 11200 12719
5 Chhattisgarh 77 1098.20 236   24 18270 19705
6 Goa 1 4.70 26     880 911
7 Gujarat 84431 201.97 1221 350 112 35770 122086
8 Haryana   107.40 1333 350 24 4560 6374
9 Himachal Pradesh   3460.34 142   2 33840 37444
10 Jammu &
Kashmir
  1707.45 43     111050 112800
11 Jharkhand   227.96 90   10 18180 18508
12 Karnataka 55857 3726.49 1131 450   24700 85864
13 Kerala 1700 647.15 1044   36 6110 9538
14 Madhya Pradesh 10484 820.44 1364   78 61660 74406
15 Maharashtra 45394 786.46 1887 1250 287 64320 113925
16 Manipur   99.95 13   2 10630 10745
17 Meghalaya   230.05 11   2 5860 6103
18 Mizoram   168.90 1   2 9090 9261
19 Nagaland   182.18 10     7290 7482
20 Odisha 3093 286.22 246   22 25780 29428
21 Punjab   578.28 3172 300 45 2810 6905
22 Rajasthan 18770 51.67 1039   62 142310 162233
23 Sikkim   266.64 2     4940 5209
24 Tamil Nadu 33800 604.46 1070 450 151 17670 53745
25 Telangana 4244 102.25       20410 24756
26 Tripura   46.86 3   2 2080 2131
27 Uttar Pradesh   460.75 1617 1250 176 22830 26333
28 Uttrakhand   1664.31 24   5 16800 18493
29 West Bengal 2 392.06 396   148 6260 7198
30 Andaman &
Nicobar
8 7.27       0 15
31 Chandigarh         6 0 6
32 Dadra & Nagar
Haveli
          0 0
33 Daman & Diu           0 0
34 Delhi         131 2050 2181
35 Lakshwadeep 8         0 8
36 Pondicherry 153       3 0 156
37 Others         1022 790 1812
  Total 302251 21133.62 17536 5000 2554 748990 1097465