He said wind energy was another area where each year there were plans to increase generation by 300 MW. Tie-ups with Denmark for this project were underway, he added.
The congress, organised by the Indian Science Congress Association, Delhi, in association with the Department of Science & Technology, is being attended by school and college students from Delhi, Jammu, Kanpur etc.
V.M. Trehan, Chairman, ISCA- Delhi, said the meet will discuss topics such as alternative path for India's energy crisis, genetically modified products, as well as the importance of R&D.