IJSRP, Volume 3, Issue 9, September 2013 Edition [ISSN 2250-3153]
Deepika chauhan, Sanjay Agarwal, Mahendra Kumar Suman
As energy consumption rises with increase in population and living standards, the need to expand access to energy in new ways is growing as is the awareness of the environmental costs. This review paper provides a citizen’s view of Wind Energy Generation(WEG) in India, in the backdrop of (a) the ever-rising national demand for primary energy (b) the national electricity policy (c) wind energy policies. Increased recognition of the contribution that renewable energy (RE) can make to energy independence, climate change mitigation, rural development, improved health and lower health costs (linked to air pollution), is shifting RE from the fringe to the mainstream of sustainable development .