The provisions contained in this renewable energy policy will be applicable to all the renewable energy projects. This policy will be applicable to all the Renewable Energy projects sanctioned prior to the commencement of the policy and those renewable energy projects in the process of development including already commissioned renewable energy projects.

Building on its current strengths and a capacity of 2400MW Karnataka intends to establish a dynamic renewable sector with emphasis on different forms of generation-wind, mini hydro, biomass, cogeneration and solar. This renewable energy policy aims at systematic and faster development of Renewable Energy sources to achieve a capacity of 6600 MWs by 2014.