Policy status:In Force
Date Effective:2002
Policy Type:Economic Instruments>Fiscal/financial incentives>Feed-in tariffs/premiums, Economic Instruments>Fiscal/financial incentives>Tax relief
Renewable Energy Policy Targets:Multiple RE Sources, Power
Policy Sector:Electricity
Agency:Government of Kerala Science, Technology and Environment Department
Renewable Energy Description:

The Kerala Renewable Energy Policy 2002 is directed toward a greater thrust on overall development and promotion of renewable energy technologies and applications with guidelines for tariffs, banking, wheeling, power purchase agreements and more.

  • Power generated through renewable energy sources, if purchased by KSEB, will be at a ceiling rate of Rs. 2.50 per unit for power from small hydel power plants. For power for all other renewable energy sources, the price will be at a ceiling rate of Rs. 2.80 per unit. In special cases a recommendation for the Government to consider a higher tariff can be made.
  • Renewable energy equipment and materials shall be exempted from Entry Tax/Octroi.

Green Pricing is available for interested customers who choose to pay extra for the energy generated from green energy. 

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