Draft U.P Rooftop Solar PV Power Plant Policy 2014

The objectives of this policy are: To contribute to solar capacity addition and energy security; To optimally utilize the available solar energy resource in the State; To encourage development and promotion of environment benign solar energy generation contributing to sustainable development; To enable stakeholders in reducing greenhouse gas emissions; To attract private sector participation in solar energy sector; To build favorable environment for setting up grid connected rooftop solar photovoltaic power plants; To contribute investments in manufacturing, research & development in solar energy sector; To enhance skills and create employment opportunities; To contribute to productive utilization of available sites; and To create public awareness and environment consciousness amongst the citizens.