Karnataka Solar Policy 2014-2021

Source: International Energy Agency
Last updated: 12 May 2021
The Karnataka Solar Policy 2014-2021 is an initiative the Karnataka Renewable Energy Policy 2014-2021 (Draft) and is an amended version of the Karnataka Solar Policy 2011-2016. The Government of Karnataka noted changes unfolding in the solar sector and achievements made by Solar forefront States and felt it necessary to set more aggressive solar power capacity addition targets to achieve a 3% contribution from solar of the total energy consumption.Targets:To add 2 000 MW of solar generation equivalent by 2021 in a phased mannerTo translate Karnataka into an investor friendly stateTo encourage public private participation in the sectorTo promote Solar Roof Top generation and technologiesTo encourage decentralized generation and distribution of energy where access to grid is difficultTo promote R & D, innovation and skill development in the sectorCapacity target breakdown:PV segments2014-152015-162016-172017-182018-192019-202020-21Utility scale project350150150150200200200Rooftop solar PV project (grid connected and off grid)100100100100--- Solar projects will utilize competitive bidding, renewable energy certificates (RECs), net metering, and a number of other incentives available.

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