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Uttar Pradesh Solar Energy Policy 2017

Key Policy Objectives

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  • Image of Encourage participation of Private Sector and
      provide investment opportunities to set up solar power projects in the stateEncourage participation of
    Private Sector and
    provide investment opportunities to set up solar power projects in the state
  • Image of Support in providing environment friendly and
      affordable Power for AllSupport in providing environment friendly and
    affordable Power for All
  • Image of Promote Research &Development, innovations and
      skill development in the State Promote Research &Development, innovations and
    skill development in the State
  • Image of Achieve target of 8% Solar Renewable Purchase
      Obligation (Solar RPO) by 2022Achieve target of 8% Solar Renewable Purchase
    Obligation (Solar RPO) by 2022

Key policy highlights

  • Electricity Duty@100% exemption from electricity duty for 10 years
  • Stamp Duty@100% exemption on chargeable stamp duty
  • Solar Park : State offer to purchase 100% power generated from solar park
  • Exemptions for Large Scale Stand – alone solar projects:
    • @ 50% exemption on wheeling charges/transmission charges on intrastate sale of power to
      third party or
      in case of captive use
    • @ 100% exemption from cross subsidy surcharge and wheeling charges /transmission charges on
      interstate
      sale of solar power
  • Subsidy for Grid Connected Rooftop Solar PV Plants@ Rs. 15000/KW to the maximum
    limit of
    subsidy or Rs. 30000/KW per consumer on first come first serve basis for the first 100 MW
    applications
    submitted online to UPNEDA
  • Subsidy for Mini Grid@ 30% subsidy for the project to be installed in
    villages/Majras
    identified by UPNEDA/State Government by the state government

Download Policy Document (English Language) Size : 844 KB Last Updated On – Oct 14, 2021

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