Solar Policy

Andhra Pradesh Launches New Solar Policy

The policy aims to target a minimum total solar power capacity addition of 5,000 MW in the next five years in the state of Andhra Pradesh. With an objective of providing a framework for promotion of large grid connected solar PV systems in the state of Andhra Pradesh, the state government has released ‘Andhra Pradesh […]

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Andhra Pradesh Launch New Wind Energy Policy

The policy shall come into operation with effect from the date of issuance and shall remain applicable for a period of five years. In order to promote Wind power projects in the state of Andhra Pradesh, the state government has recently released the Andhra Pradesh Wind Power Policy – 2018. To meet the twin objectives […]

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Solar Developers to Get a One-Time GST Compensation of Rs 2000 crore

An order by Central Electricity Regulatory Commission (CERC) in October had approved the claims of solar power developers. In a relief to the solar developers, state power distribution companies will have to pay nearly Rs 2000 crore as a one-time compensation towards the impact of Goods and Service Tax (GST) on developers according to Icra. […]

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Punjab Policy on Net Metering for Grid Interactive Roof-Top Solar PV Power Plants

Scope and Application:- (1) This Policy shall apply to the distribution licensee and consumers of distribution licensee of the State of Punjab. (2) The eligible consumer may install the rooftop solar system under net metering arrangement which; (a) shall be within the permissible rated capacity as defined under this Policy. (b) shall be located in […]

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Punjab Solar Energy Policy

1. OBJECTIVES Objective of the state solar policy include:- 1.1 Punjab has considerable potential in NRSE sector which is being harnessed. With a view to maximize the utilization of these resources; this policy aims to achieve the following objectives: To maximise and improve the share of new and renewable sources of energy to 10% of […]

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Telangana Unveils Electric Vehicle Policy

There will be several incentives for vehicle manufacturers, and also sops for setting up charging stations and other infrastructure. Becoming India’s fourth state to declare its own solar policy, Telangana has unveiled electric vehicle policy which would help in the smooth transition to electric vehicles. The policy will help the state in rolling out a new […]

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Solar-Wind Hybrid Power Policy Announced for Gujarat

The policy describes that any developer can set up a solar unit on the land meant for a wing power unit and vice versa. It allows the establishment of wind-solar units that are hybrid in nature. In order to enhance the generation of renewable energy in the state, a new wind-solar hybrid power policy was […]

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Govt Brings National Policy for Wind-Solar PV Hybrid Projects

A scheme for new hybrid projects under the policy is also expected shortly. The government has issued a new national wind-solar hybrid policy aiming to provide framework for promotion of large grid connected wind-solar PV hybrid system for efficient utilization of transmission infrastructure and land. The Ministry of New and Renewable Energy (MNRE) also said […]

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Sikkim Solar Energy Policy

After joining the Ujwal DISCOM (distribution company) Assurance Yojana program, Sikkim became the 22nd state to join the scheme. Under the scheme Sikkim is entitled to get net benefits valued at ~Rs. 2.07 billion ($0.03101 billion) through the UD AY program by cheaper funding, reductions in Aggregate Technical and Commercial (AT&C) and transmission losses, and […]

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