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


Sugarcane waste/Agricultural remedial projects


Small hydro


Agricultural waste power generation project


Industrial waste power generation project


Solar power project


 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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