Solar power policy 2009: Gujarat

This new solar power policy announced by Gujarat government is aimed at transforming the state into an "integrated solar generation hub" of the country. Offers several incentives to solar power generators for promoting clean energy generation in the state.
The Gujarat government introduces the Solar Power Policy 2009 with the following objectives: promoting generation of green and clean power the state using solar energy; to put in place an appropriate investment climate, that could leverage the clean development mechanism (CDM); productive use of the wastelands, thereby engendering a socio-economic transformation ; employment generation and sill enhancement of local youth; promotion of R&D and facilitation of technology transfer; establish core technical competence in professionals in the state to initiate and sustain use and effective management of new applications; promotion of local manufacturing facilities; and creation of environmental consciousness among citizens.

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