Policy status:In Force
Date Effective:2015
Policy Type:Policy Support>Strategic planning
Policy Target:Multiple RE Sources>Power
Policy Sector:Electricity
Size of Plant Targeted:Small and Large
Agency:Maharashtra Energy Development Agency (MEDA)

Considering the importance of wind, solar and sources including bagasse-based on sugarcane and from agricultural, bio-medical, mineral, industrial and other wastes and their potential in power generation, the Government of Maharashtra approved the Comprehensive Policy for Grid-connected Power Projects. Accordingly, the Government Resolution lists the details of the policy:

Overall targets:

  • 5000 MW of Wind Power Projects;
  • 1000 MW of Bagasee-based Co-generation Projects;
  • 400 MW of Small Hydro Projects;
  • 300 MW of Biomass-based Power projects;
  • 200 MW of Industrial Waste-based Power Projects;
  • 7500 MW of Solar Power Projects;
  • Total of 14,400 MW capacity power projects based on new and renewable energy sources are targeted to be installed in the next 5 years. 

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