Title: Guidelines for Development of Solar Parks

Language: English

Type: Document, Website

Nature: Government Website, Other PPP Reference

Published: October 21, 2019

Region: South Asia

Country: India

Sector: Energy and Power

Topic: Climate-Smart

Keywords: Climate Smart, Energy and Power, Renewable Energy, Energy and Power Core

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Document Summary:

The Jawaharlal Nehru National Solar Mission is a major initiative of the Government of India with active participation from States to promote ecologically sustainable growth while addressing India’s energy security challenge. The solar park is a concentrated zone of development of solar power generation projects and provides developers an area that is well characterized, with proper infrastructure and access to amenities and where the risk of the projects can be minimized. Solar parks are envisaged to be developed following four modes described in the scheme.

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The Solar Project Developers within the solar park shall enter into PPAs with the Central Utilities, State Utilities, and Discoms, Captive Users/Third parties who are willing to buy power from the developer. The tariff for the sale of power through PPAs could be either based on the tariff determined by the Central Electricity Regulatory commission, the State Electricity Regulatory commission or as determined through bidding process.

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Updated: October 25, 2021