Madhya Pradesh releases decentralized renewable energy policy

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Credit: The Climate Group

The government of the Indian state of Madhya Pradesh has introduced its 2016 policy for decentralized renewable energy systems with a particular focus on rooftop solar PV.

The aim is to reduce the burden on conventional sources of energy and lower distribution losses. Meanwhile, consumer electricity bills can be lowered and energy independence increased.

The technology neutral policy still has the major focus on distributed solar PV rooftop systems as they have “the largest potential for mass replication amongst consumers and small independent power producers”, according to the state policy makers.

Out of the target of 40GW of solar rooftop targeted by India’s Ministry of New and Renewable Energy by 2022, Madhya Pradesh has been allotted a target of 2.2GW. The annual capacity of targets for grid-connected solar rooftop projects is as follows:

Credit: Government of Madhya Pradesh

The grid-connected systems included involve net metering, gross metering with wheeling and banking, as well as self-consumption. Off-grid systems are also encouraged.

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