ENERGY CONSUMPTION IN MAHARASHTRA AND THEIR ECONOMIC DEVELOPMENT
Publication Date : 17/06/2020
Abstract - In India, if any state consumes more electrical energy particularly for industries that indirectly show that that state’s economic growth will be higher when compared with the state which is consuming less electrical energy. Maharashtra is one of the western region states and is the most industrialized state in India. It is the 3rd largest state by area in the nation. Maharashtra the most population compared with other states in India. Due to its overpopulation exploitation, Maharashtra is considered as the more energy-consuming state in India. Maharashtra is as one among the foremost industrialized and urbanized states within the country. India features a vast supply of renewable energy resources. This state also has fixed targets for capacity installation for four variant renewable-based power generations. Keeping this insight, it's critical that Maharashtra should implement a comprehensive renewable energy policy with attention on promoting large scale solar projects in both urban and rural areas of the state. Maharashtra’s electricity demand has very high. The state has the total installed electricity generation capacity of 13.91%. This paper presents the various sources of energy and renewable energy available in Maharashtra which indirectly play the economic growth of the state.
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