BHOPAL, September 21: Madhya Pradesh is working at a faster pace to set up 158 projects to generate 6,700 MW power through windmills.
"The state is working at a faster pace to set up 158 projects for generating 6,700 MW wind energy," an official of the Public Relations Department said today.
At present, the state is generating 878 MW power through renewable energy sources, he said.
Besides that, 82 MW is being generated through biomass, another renewable energy source. In biomass, agriculture waste and non-useful grass is used to generate power.
At present, 16 projects based on biomass are generating 165 MW power, the official said, adding that the Energy Development Corporation has implemented a new policy for attracting investment from private sector in this field.