Draft on Uttarakhand State Solar Policy 2022
The Uttarakhand Government has released the draft of the Uttarakhand State Solar Policy 2022 and has invited public comments and recommendations on it. The draft solar policy will be implemented by the energy department and will be aimed at providing relief to those who will set up solar plants upto 25 MW in Uttarakhand. As per the draft, the hill state of Uttarakhand can generate solar power upto 2000 MW. The state has a capacity of 600 MW for large solar power projects, 250 MW for residential solar, 750 MW for commercial and industrial solar spaces, 350 MW for institutions and 50 MW in the agricultural farmlands.