Jharkhand Solar’s policy aims to generate 4,000 MW in five years

Jharkhand Solar’s policy aims to generate 4,000 MW in five years

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HIGHLIGHTS

  • The previous solar policy, introduced in 2015, aimed to produce 2600 MW of energy by 2020, but
    the initiative failed due to some flaws
  • This new policy is introduced in order to sort out the flaws of the previous policy. JREDA partnered with a nonprofit research institute to draft the new policy.

(By Aastha Tiwari)

Ranchi: Jharkhand’s new solar policy aims to generate 4,000 MW of power in the next five years. The government is ready to reveal the program and encourage people to use solar panels on city rooftops. The state government guarantees that grants will be given to people with an annual income of less than 3 lakh.

The new policy will create job opportunities

The new solar policy 2022 will also create jobs and growth opportunities for citizens, said Chief Minister Hemant Soren

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will soon unveil the policy to the public. If we talk about the current state of solar power generated by

Jharkhand is approx. 45MW. According to government officials, the new policy is progressive and will attract

investors. Along with this, many other projects have been introduced in the new policy, such as floating solar project,

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high channel solar project, etc.

The new policy was introduced to address flaws in the previous solar policy

The previous solar policy, introduced in 2015, aimed to produce 2600 MW of energy by 2020, but

the initiative failed due to some flaws and could not attract private investors. This new policy is introduced to

to sort out the flaws of the previous policy, JREDA partnered with a non-profit research institute to draft the new

Politics.

To encourage families to use solar panels on rooftops in cities, a subsidy of up to 80% of the total installation cost will be given to people with an annual income of less than Rs 3 lakhs.

As officials said – Jharkhand Solar Policy 2022 which also aims to create jobs, growth opportunities and sustainability will be unveiled by Chief Minister Hemant Soren.