(ADPnews) - Dec 30, 2010 - India connected 2,700 MW of green energy installations to the power grid this year, according to a statement of the Ministry of New and Renewable Energy.
Wind power brought the largest portion with newly-connected capacity reaching 2,000 MW.
The country connected 400 MW of biomass and cogeneration facilities to the grid, while the cumulative biomass and cogeneration capacity near the end of the year stood at 2,550 MW.
Some 700 small hydroelectric project generating 2,850 MW of clean power have been built throughout India this year, with 300 MW of them already linked to the grid.
In 2010, the Asian country connected only 10 MW of solar capacity.
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