Status update of solar policies and allocations across India


Last summer, Ritesh Pothan blogged about India’s Central Government Policy as well as certain key state policies for solar power in Part 2 of his Indian Solar Saga series. In this latest piece, he updates us on the state of play of these policies across India.
Status update of solar policies and allocations across IndiaGujarat

Gujarat has been the leader in renewable energy for the past year for India and has now slowed down considerably after establishing itself. The solar programme has brought in its limelight, unprecedented prosperity to the locals of Gujarat, land values have appreciated almost ten times, local employment around solar farms has increased and standard of living has further increased.

The solar park at Charanka has amply demonstrated the possibility of Solar Power projects with the infrastructure being setup in record time for a government based project. Charanka was barren and now commands rates of almost twenty times the original land procurement price of a few years ago.

Read the rest on Renewable Energy Magazine

About Ritesh Pothan

Ritesh Pothan, is an accomplished speaker and visionary in the Solar Energy space in India. Ritesh is from an Engineering Background with a Master’s Degree in Technology and had spent more than a decade as the Infrastructure Head for a public limited company with the last 9 years dedicated to Solar and Renewable Energy. He also runs the 2 largest India focused renewable energy groups on LinkedIn - Solar - India and Renewables - India
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