India Renewable Energy Policy Handbook 2016

“India Renewable Energy Policy Handbook 2016” is among the latest country specific policy reports from GlobalData, the industry analysis specialist that offers comprehensive information on major policies governing renewable energy market in the country. The report provides the current and future renewable energy targets and plans along with the present policy framework, giving a fair idea of overall growth potential of the renewable energy industry. The report also provides major technology specific policies and incentives provided in the country. The report is built using data and information sourced from industry associations, government websites and statutory bodies. The information is also sourced through other secondary research sources such as industry and trade magazines.


The report covers policy measures and incentives used by India to promote renewable energy.

The report details promotional measures in India both for the overall renewable energy industry and for specific renewable energy technologies that have potential in the country.

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Develop business strategies with the help of specific insights about policy decisions being taken for different renewable enrgy sources.

Identify opportunities and challenges in exploiting various renewable technologies.

Compare the level of support provided to different renewable energy technologies in India.

Be ahead of competition by keeping yourself abreast of all the latest policy changes.

Table of Contents

1Table of Contents

1.1List of Tables

1.2List of Figures


2.1Renewable Energy Policy

2.2GlobalData Report Guidance

3Renewable Energy Policy, India


3.2Electricity Act of 2003

3.3Renewable Energy Certificates

3.4Support for Solar Power

3.4.1Jawaharlal Nehru National Solar Mission


3.4.3Uttar Pradesh Solar PV Feed-in Tariff

3.5Support for Wind Power

3.5.1Generation-Based Incentive for Grid Connected Wind Power Projects

3.5.2Regulatory Incentives and State Government Policies

3.6Support for Bio-power

3.6.1Biomass Power and Bagasse Co-generation Program

3.6.2Central Financial Assistance for Biomass Power Projects

3.6.3Ethanol Production and Blending

3.6.4National Biofuel Policy

3.6.5National Biodiesel Mission

3.6.6Regulatory Incentives for Bioenergy

3.7Support for Small Hydropower

3.7.1Small Hydropower Program

3.7.2Financial Support to Private Sector, Joint Sector and Co-operative Society

3.7.3Financial Support to State Government, Central Government and Public Sector Units






4.5Contact Us


List of Tables

Table 1: Renewable Energy Certificate Volume, India, 2014–2015

Table 2: National Solar Mission, India, Phase Wise Targets, 2010–2022

Table 3: Solar PV Net-metering Tariffs, India, 2016

Table 4: State-level Feed-in Tariffs for Wind Power Plants, India, 2016

Table 5: Central Financial Assistance for Biomass Power Project and Bagasse Co-generation Projects by Sugar Mill Type, Inida, 2015

Table 6: Central Financial Assistance for Bagasse Co-generation Project in Existing Co-operative Sector Sugar Mills Employing Boiler Modifications, India, 2015

Table 7: Financial Support for Biofuel, India, 2015

Table 8: State-level Feed-in Tariffs for Bioenergy-Based Power Plants, 2016

Table 9: Support for Hydropower in Private Sector, Joint Sector and Co-operative Societies, India, 2015

Table 10: Support for Hydropower in State Government, Central Government and Public Sector Units, India, 2015

Table 11: Abbreviations

List of Figures



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