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Kerala

Renewable Energy Policy - 2002

Objectives

  • Development, propagation and promotion of Non-conventional Energy sources.
  • Exploitation of Natural resources to avail cheaper power
  • Acceleration of identification, development and implementation of new projects with the long-term objective of substituting all non-renewable sources.
  • Development of Eco-friendly Projects.
  • Provision of “single window” service for technical consultation, sources of finance and project clearance.
  • Decentralised and microlevel power generation through renewable energy sources to reduce expenditure on transmission lines and transmission and distribution losses.
  • Self-sufficiency in Power in the near future.
  • Creation of suitable environment for private participation in Power Generation sectors.
  • Publicity of Renewable Energy through various media.

For information on Renewable Energy Policy

Kerala Solar Energy Policy, 2013

  1. Increase the installed capacity of the solar sector in the State to 500MW by 2017 and 2500 MW by 2030;
  2. Contribute to long term energy security of the State of Kerala as well as ecological security by reduction in carbon emission;
  3. Define end users who can adopt solar in a big way and target them;
  4. Adopt a multi-pronged approach in targeting different groups of consumers;
  5. Deploy package of incentives and disincentives for identified groups;
  6. Adapt solar to trigger a paradigm shift in the usage of energy at the micro and macro levels;
  7. Generate large direct and indirect employment opportunities in solar and allied industries;
  8. Create skilled and semi-skilled man power resources for installation and maintenance of the solar systems through promotion of technical and other related training facilities;
  9. Promote entrepreneurs / startups industries / institutions in the State that are engaged in the development of innovative solar based systems.
  10. For More Information Click Here

Wind farm guidelines

To access the wind farm related guidelines, click here.

Agency for Non-Conventional Energy and Rural Technology (ANERT)

ANERT is an autonomous organisation established during 1986 under Societies Act by the Government of Kerala, now functioning under power dept; with its Head Quarters at Thiruvananthapuram.

The objective of the Agency is to gather and disseminate useful knowledge in various fields of Non-Conventional Energy, Energy Conservation and Rural Technology; conduct studies, demonstrate, implement and support implementations of schemes and project in these fields and thereby deal with the problems arising out of the rapid depletion of conventional energy sources; update the technologies used in rural areas as well as introduce appropriate new technologies with an aim to reduce drudgery, increase production and improve quality of life.

Source : Central Board of Irrigation and Power



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