Central and state solar policies in India

Policies provide easy access to projects

The primary object of central and state policies is to stream line the process of procument of solar power for state power distribution companies to meet their respective Renewable Purchase Obligations (RPOs). The key aspects of the policies are:
i) Setting targets and timeline for installation capacity
ii) Providing incentives to developers for setting up projects under the policy
iii) Delegating authorities that will cater to various aspects of allocations, off-take and clearances

Policy document database

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Ministry of New and Renewable Energy Jawaharlal Nehru National Solar Mission Batch 1 Phase 2 – Draft [2012] Request for Proposal – Implementation of Rooftop Solar PV System Scheme in Selected Cities/States in India [2013]
Uttar Pradesh Uttar Pradesh Solar Power Policy [2013] Request for Proposal – 200 MW Grid Connected Solar PV Plants
Kerala Kerala Solar Power Policy – Draft [2013] Kerala Rooftop Solar Scheme [2012-2013]
Maharashtra Commercial Circular 190 [Mar 2013]Commercial Circular 155 [Jan 2013]
Tamil Nadu Tamil Nadu Solar Policy [2012]  
Andhra Pradesh Andhra Pradesh Solar Policy [2012]
Madhya Pradesh Madhya Pradesh Solar Policy [2012]  
Punjab New and Renewable Sources of Energy Policy [2012] Request for Proposal – New Grid Connected Solar PV Power Projects [2013] 
Chhattisgarh Chhattisgarh Solar Policy [2012]
Rajasthan Rajasthan Solar Policy [2011]  
Karnataka Karnataka Solar Policy [2011] Request for Proposal – Development of Solar Power Projects in Karnataka
Gujarat Gujarat Solar Policy [2009]  

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