Country:India
Year:2014
Policy status:Planned
Jurisdiction:State/Regional
Date Effective:2014
Policy Type:Policy Support>Strategic planning, Economic Instruments>Fiscal/financial incentives>User charges, Economic Instruments>Market-based instruments>Green certificates
Policy Target:Bioenergy>Co-firing with fossil fuels, Bioenergy>Biomass for power, Hydropower, Wind>Onshore, Multiple RE Sources>Power
Policy Sector:Electricity
Size of Plant Targeted:Small and Large
Agency:Karnataka Renewable Energy Development Ltd.
URL:http://kredlinfo.in/Policy/RE%20Policy%202014-20.pdf
Description:

The Karnataka Renewable Energy Policy recognizes the need for long term energy security and how volatile fossil fuel costs, global warming and climate change is promoting renewable power generation in the State. The policy follows the Karnataka Renewable Energy Policy 2009-14 and sets more ambitious targets for renewables. 

The proposed year-wise targets are below:

 

Capacity targets (MW)

RE Source

2014-15

2015-16

2016-17

2017-18

2018-19

2019-20

Total

Wind Power

350

400

425

450

475

500

2600

Mini, Micro & Small Hydro

50

100

100

100

125

125

600

Biomass, Cogeneration and MSW

35

65

75

75

75

75

400

Total

435

565

600

625

675

700

3600

The Government of Karnataka, in order to meet the target capacity additions during the operative Period would encourage setting up of projects under any of the following categories:

  • Feed-in-Tariff based or Competitive Bidding based projects;
  • Projects under Captive/Group Captive and Independent Power Producer mechanism;
  • Projects under REC mechanism.
This record supersedes:Karnataka Renewable Energy Policy 2009-2014

Last modified: Mon, 21 Nov 2016 10:00:30 CET