This report presents results of a three-month study commissioned by Climate Parliament – an international network of legislators working to promote RE to combat climate change. The primary audience of this report is state-level policymakers in the electricity domain.

The study undertook a Geographical Information System (GIS) based assessment of the availability of wind resource, land, and transmission networks for rapid wind power development. The wind power potential in Karnataka is assessed to be at least 50,000 MW from wastelands alone for a turbine height of 80 m.