With a view of promote decentralised use of solar energy and availability of affordable and reliable solar power in the rural areas, Ministry has formulated draft Guidelines for Development of Decentralised Solar Power Plants.

The Guidelines for Tariff Based Competitive Bidding Process for Procurement of Power from Grid Connected Solar PV Power Projects have been notified under the provisions of Section 63 of the Electricity Act, 2003 vide resolution No.

The Ministry issued Wind-Solar Hybrid Policy on 14.05.2018 (along with its amendment on 11.10.2018) with the objective to provide a framework for promotion of large grid connected wind-solar PV hybrid system for optimal and efficient utilization of transmission infrastructure and land, reducing the variability in renewable power generation and a

With a view of promote decentralised use of solar energy and availability of affordable and reliable solar power in the rural areas, Ministry has formulated draft Guidelines for Development of Decentralised Solar Power Plants.

Tamil Nadu has been ranked tenth in the State Rooftop Solar Attractiveness Index (SARAL), below other key States. Karnataka has been given the first rank in the index, followed by Telangana, Gujarat and Andhra Pradesh.

The Ministry of New and Renewable Energy (MNRE) has issued operational guidelines for the implementation of the second phase of its grid-connected rooftop solar photovoltaic (PV) program. Overall, 22 GW of rooftop solar PV projects is to be set up under the second phase of this program.

The Ministry of New and Renewable Energy (MNRE) issued guidelines for rollout of the Rs 34,422-crore PM-KUSUM scheme, which would encourage farmers to generate solar power in their farms and use the clean energy to replace their diesel water pumps.

The Ministry of New and Renewable Energy (MNRE) has issued a notice inviting suggestions and comments from stakeholders on the draft guidelines for implementation of the scheme for farmers for installation of solar pumps and grid-connected solar power plants.

The Ministry of New and Renewable Energy has notified National Offshore Wind Energy Policy in October, 2015 for development of offshore wind energy projects for production of electrical power within the Exclusive Economic Zone (EEZ) of the country.

Ministry, in consultation with National Institute of Wind Energy Chennai, has prepared a draft certification scheme incorporating various guidelines issued by MNRE and titled under "Indian Wind Turbine Certification Scheme (IWTCS)".

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