Solar Energy Policy 2022

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UP Solar Energy Policy 2022

The Uttar Pradesh Solar Energy Policy -2022 policy mainly focuses to provide low cost and reliable power to the people of UP, and to reduce the dependence on fossil fuels and achieve renewable power.

  • The Policy aims to achieve a target of 22000MW Solar Power Projects up to 2026-27.
  • UP will develop Solar Power Projects for captive consumption and sale of power to third parties other than Uttar Pradesh Power Corporation Ltd, Interstate and Intrastate.
  • Development of Solar Parks
  • Green Energy corridor is being set up in Bundelkhand Region of the State to facilitate evacuation of power of 4000 MW capacity solar projects which is amenable for enhancement in capacity depending on the Private investment.
  • 100 % exemption on Stamp duty on the land used for setting up of solar power plant/solar park
  • 100% exemption in Electricity duty for 10 years
  • 30000 youth to be trained as Surya Mitra at UPNEDA training centres in the next 5 years. 
  • To encourage Utility scale solar systems with four hours battery storage systems with State Subsidy @ Rs 2.50 Cr/MW available.
  • Solar Rooftop installations in residential sector will be encouraged. About 13.50 lakh houses to be covered with Solar Rooftop power plants during the Policy Period.
  • Ayodhya to be pilot Model Solar City .Thereafter sixteen Nagar Nigam cities to be developed as Solar Cities
  • Solarization of Segregated Agriculture Feeders and Grid connected Private Tube wells
  • Government Buildings and Government PSU Buildings, schools, Govt colleges, Technical Institutions and Universities across the State shall be covered with Solar Rooftop Plants . in phased manner

Nodal Agency: Uttar Pradesh New & Renewable Energy Development Agency (UPNEDA)

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