Over the last 15 years, Andhra Pradesh has won renown for the extraordinary development of the IT industry in its capital city of Hyderabad. The current state of Andhra Pradesh, however, lost most of the sector when its former territory was divided in two to create the state of Telangana. Under the vigorous and forward-looking leadership of Chief Minister Chandrababu Naidu, Andhra Pradesh is attempting to rebuild by making itself the most business-friendly state in India.
62,922 sq. miles
$71.74 billion (USD)
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India faces a complex energy challenge: it needs cheap and abundant energy to power high economic growth and lift its citizens into the middle class. But it also hopes to keep its commitments to the U.N. Climate Change Convention and achieve energy independence. India’s states have the resources to generate the energy India needs, but they take different approaches to fostering the growth of the industry. This section allows you to explore energy news from India’s states and offers the Wadhwani Chair’s analysis of India’s energy sector.
Amplus Energy Solutions signed an agreement with Andhra Pradesh to install 200 MW solar power capacity with an investment of $184 million, expected to create 400 jobs in the state.
Energy Efficiency Services Ltd (EESL) has taken responsibility of four major renewable energy projects, including electric vehicles, charging infrastructure, and smart meters in Andhra Pradesh entailing an investment of $570.9 million.
Andhra Pradesh released a detailed report to account for 6,554 megawatts (MW) of renewable energy projects commissioned as of January 2018.
In Detail: Status of Renewable Energy Projects Commissioned in Andhra Pradesh
Godavari Gas Private Limited (GGPL), a joint venture of the Andhra Pradesh Gas Distribution Corporation and the Gas Authority of India Limited, is set to supply piped natural gas to the east and west Godavari districts.
Related National Goals
Wind Performance Tracker — Andhra Pradesh achieves 1431.45 MW (updated March 31, 2016)
Solar Performance Tracker — Andhra Pradesh reaches 2138.82 MW (updated October 31, 2017)