Exploring technologies for the clean energy transition of Tamil Nadu

This paper explores electricity generation technology options for the sustainable energy transition of Tamil Nadu (TN). Renewable and clean energy options such as wind (onshore, offshore, small wind), solar PV, bioenergy, energy storage, and green hydrogen are selected, considering the available renewable resources in the state and the projected installation or market potential. The paper describes the current landscape of these renewable options in the state by looking at multiple aspects such as installed capacities, targets, technologies used, developments, policies, and barriers.