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Government Measures to Increase Solar Energy Generation in India

Power News - Published on Fri, 13 Dec 2019

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India’s Power Minister Mr RK Singh informed Rajya Sabha that government have taken following steps to increase solar energy generation in the country

Announcement of a target of installing 100 GW of solar energy capacity by December, 2022

Waiver of Inter State Transmission System charges and losses for inter-state sale of solar power for projects to be commissioned up to December, 2022

Permitting Foreign Direct Investment up to 100 percent under the automatic route

Notification of standard bidding guidelines to enable distribution licensees to procure solar and wind power at competitive rates in cost effective and transparent manner

Declaration of trajectory for Renewable Purchase Obligation up to year 2022

Implementation of Green Energy Corridor project to facilitate grid integration of large scale renewable energy capacity addition

Notification of Quality Standards for deployment of solar photovoltaic system/devices

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Posted By : Arun Huidrom on Fri, 13 Dec 2019
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