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The News Minute | January 5, 2015 | 11:30 am IST Telangana IT Minister K Taraka Rama Rao on Sunday said that the state would be an ideal place for harnessing renewable energy thanks to abundant sunshine and availability of vast land. According to a report in The Hindu, KTR participated in laying the foundation stone of The Energy and Resources Institute (TERI) in Hyderabad where he said that tapping renewable energy resources could be the answer to the acute power crisis that Telangana is facing. IT Minister KTR & Energy Minister Sri Laxma Reddy at Foundation Stone Laying of TERI University Hyd Campus - 1/2 pic.twitter.com/WUQENpOv9T — Min IT, Telangana (@MinIT_Telangana) January 4, 2015 He also added that breakthroughs in tapping solar and wind energies were awaited and the government was taking up various issues related to the environment and climate change. Dr R K Pachauri, Director General of TERI, with IT Minister at Foundation Stone laying of TERI Univ Hyd Campus - 2/2 pic.twitter.com/P4aajH7zD2 — Min IT, Telangana (@MinIT_Telangana) January 4, 2015 The Minister for Energy, C. Laxma Reddy who was also present at the event sought assistance from TERI and said that initiatives were being put in place to make Telangana a power surplus state in next three years. Tweet

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