Andhra Pradesh Releases New Solar Policy

The state government of Andhra Pradesh has announced that it has released ‘Andhra Pradesh Solar Power Policy-2018’ with a validity period of five years. The government aims to provide a structure for encouragement of large grid connected solar PV systems in the state of Andhra Pradesh.

The policy aspire to target a minimum total solar power capacity addition of 5,000 MW in the subsequent five years in the State with a vision to convene the rising demand for power in an environmentally sustainable method.

This policy will stay relevant for a period of five years or until a new policy is issued. Solar power projects (SPP) that are commissioned during the operational period will be entitled for the incentives declared under this policy for a phase of 10 years from the date of commissioning.

The goals of the fresh policy are:

  • To aim a minimum total solar power capacity addition of 5,000 MW in the next five years in the State with a vision to convene the increasing demand for power in an environmentally sustainable method.
  • To develop solar park(s) with the essential utility infrastructure amenities to promote developers to set up solar power projects in the State.
  • To endorse distributed generation that can help in evading upstream network cost and add towards loss reduction.
  • To install solar powered agricultural pump sets and convene power necessities of farmers during day time.
  • To support local manufacturing amenities, thus generating employment in the State.

To know more about the policy, please click on the attached PDF.

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Solar PV | News published on 08/01/2019 by Moulin

 
 
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