Maharashtra Renewable Energy Policy 2015

Source: IEA/IRENA Renewables Policies Database
Last updated: 21 November 2016

The Maharashtra Renewable Energy Policy 2015 set ambitious targets for different renewable energy sources defined as follow:

Power Projects

Target (MW)

Wind power projects

5000

Sugarcane waste/Agricultural remedial projects

1000

Small hydro

400

Agricultural waste power generation project

300

Industrial waste power generation project

200

Solar power project

7500

 The following incentives will be given for specific power projects:

  • Permission for re-powering wind generators;
  • Land acquired for commissioning wind projects will be deemed non-agricultural land;
  • Exemption from various taxes and duties for sugarcane projects having a capacity more than 3 MW;
  • Open access granted for interstate and intrastate solar projects as per MERC regulations;
  • Solar projects can register themselves as industrial units.

 

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