GUJRAT SOLAR POLICY

GUJRAT SOLAR POLICY 2009

A state specific policy dedicated to solar was first envisioned by Gujarat in 2009. The outlines were given under the policy titled “Solar Power Policy -2009”. The policy was the first solar specific policy introduced in the country predating the National Solar Mission.

The Gujarat Solar Policy is operative till 31st March 2014.Any Solar Power Generator (SPG) commissioned during the operative period shall become eligible for incentives declared under this policy for a period of 25 years.

Salient Features:

Capacity:

  • Only new plants and machinery will be eligible under this Policy. No fossil fuel shall be allowed for Solar Thermal Project.
  • The minimum capacity of for Solar PV and Solar Thermal projects will be 5 MW each. A total of 500MW SPG shall be allowed for installation during the operative period of this policy.

Cross-subsidy charge:

  • Cross subsidy surcharges shall not be applicable for Open Access obtained for third party sale within the state.

Wheeling Charges:

  • As determined by GERC from time to time.

Electricity Duty:

  • Exempted from payment of electricity duty for sale through all modes (self-consumption/sale to third party/sale to licensee).
  • Exemption from demand cut to the extent of 50% of installed capacity.

PPA :

  • PPA duration will be 25 years

Bank Guarantee:

  • Developer to furnish a BG @Rs 50Lakhs/MW at the time of PPA signing with Distribution Licensee.BG to be refunded if the developer commissions the project in time as per PPA.

Metering of Electricity:

  • Electricity generated would be metered jointly on a monthly basis by GEDA/GETCO. Metering to done at sending sub-station of 66 kV or above, located at the site.

Reactive power charges:

  • As per GERC order.

Transmission infrastructure:

  • Transmission line from SPG switch yard to GETCO sub-station shall be laid by GET CO.SPG to inject power at 66kV.

Sharing of CDM benefit:

  • SPG will pass 50% of CDM benefit to DISCOM with whom PPA is signed.

Forecasting & Scheduling:

  • SPG based generation shall not be covered under scheduling procedure for Intra-state ABT.

Nodal Agencies for facilitation and implementation of Solar Power Policy- 2009:

  • Gujarat Energy Development Agency (GEDA)
  • Gujarat Power Corporation Limited (GPCL)

The detailed policy document can be downloaded from the following link:

http://geda.gujarat.gov.in/policies_state.php

Source: MNRE

Gujarat -  Solar  Power Plants as of 31st March 2013

 S.No.

Company Name

District

Allotted,MW

Commissioned, MW

1

Aatash Power Pvt. Ltd.

Sabarkantha

5

4.99

2

Abellon CleanEnergy Ltd. 

Sabarkantha 

3

3

3

ACME Solar Technologies (Gujarat) Pvt. Ltd.

Anand

15

15

4

Adani Enterprises Ltd.

Kutch

40

40.11

5

AES Solar Energy Gujarat Pvt. Ltd.

Patan

15

14.92

6

Alex Astral Power Pvt. ltd.

Patan

25

25.07

7

APCA Power Pvt. Ltd.

Rajkot

5

5

8

Aravali Infrapower Ltd.

Rajkot

5

5

9

Astonfield Solar (Gujarat) Private Limited 

Patan

11.5

11.51

10

Avtar Solar Power Pvt Ltd

Patan

5

4.98

11

Azure Power (Gujarat) Pvt. Ltd.

Surendranagar

5

5

12

Azure Power (Haryana) Pvt. Ltd.

Sabarkantha 

10

10.21

13

Backbone Enterprises Ltd.

Kutch

5

5

14

CBC Solar Technologies Pvt. Ltd. 

Rajkot

10

10

15

Chattel Constructions Private Ltd.

Surendranagar

25

25.04

16

Claris Lifesciences Ltd.

Sabarkantha

2

1.99

17

Dreisatz MySolar24 (P) Ltd.

Surendranagar

15

14.99

18

EI Technologies Pvt. Ltd.

Patan 

1

1

19

Emami Cement Ltd.

Patan

10

10.06

20

EMCO Ltd.

Surendranagar

5

5

21

ESP Urja Pvt. Ltd.

Surendranagar

5

5

22

Essar Power Ltd.

Kutch

1

1

23

Euro Solar Power Pvt Ltd, 

Kutch

5

5.12

24

Ganeshvani Merchandise Pvt Ltd

Rajkot

5

5.04

25

Ganges Green Energy Pvt Ltd.

Rajkot

25

25.08

26

GHI Energy Pvt. Ltd. (SPV of Refex)

Porbandar

10

10

27

GMR Gujarat Solar Power Pvt. Ltd.

Patan

25

25

28

Green Infra Solar Energy Ltd.

Rajkot

10

10

29

GSPC Pipavav Power Company Limited

Patan

5

5

30

Gujarat Industries Power Company Ltd.

Surat

5

5.01

31

Gujarat Mineral Development Company Ltd.

Kutch

5

5

32

Gujarat Power Corporation Ltd.

Patan 

5

5

33

Gujarat State Electricity Corporation Ltd.-Canal

Ahmedabad

1

1.01

34

Gujarat State Electricity Corporation Ltd.-TPS

Gandhinagar

1

1

35

Harsha Engineers Ltd.

Anand

1

1

36

Hiraco Renewable Energy Pvt. Ltd.

Porbandar

20

20.11

37

Integrated Coal Mining Ltd.

Kutch

9

9

38

Jaihind Projects Ltd.

Patan

5

5

39

Konark Gujarat PV Pvt. Ltd.

Kutch

5

5

40

Lanco Infratech Ltd

Patan

5

5

41

Lanco Infratech Ltd

Patan

15

15.01

42

Lanco Infratech Ltd

Patan

15

15.01

43

Louroux Bio Energies Ltd. 

Surendranagar

25

25

44

MBH Power Pvt. Ltd.

Bharuch

1

1

45

MI MySolar24 (P) Ltd, 

Surendranagar

15

14.99

46

Millennium Synergy (Gujarat) Pvt. Ltd.

Surendranagar

10

9.27

47

Mono Steel (India) Ltd.

Junagadh

10

10

48

Moserbaer Energy & Development Ltd.

Porbandar

15

15.02

49

NKG Infrastructure Ltd.

Patan

10

10

50

Palace Solar Energy Pvt. Ltd.

Patan

15

15

51

Pandit Deendayal Petroleum University 

Gandhinagar

1

1

52

PLG Photovoltaics Ltd

Patan

20

20

53

Precious Energy Services Pvt. Ltd.

Banaskantha

15

15.2

54

Rajesh Power Services Pvt. Ltd.

Surendranagar

1

1

55

Rasna Marketing Services LLP

Surendranagar

1

1

56

Responsive sutip ltd.

Surendranagar

25

25.06

57

Roha Dyechem Pvt. Ltd.

Patan

25

25.04

58

S J Green Park Energy Pvt. Ltd

Surendranagar

5

5.12

59

Sandland Real Estate Pvt. Ltd.

Banaskantha

25

25

60

SEI Solar Power Gujarat Pvt. Ltd.

Patan 

25

25.01

61

Solar Semiconductor Power Company ( India) Pvt Ltd

Kutch

20

20

62

Solarfield Energy Private Limited

Patan

20

20.06

63

Solitaire Energies Pvt. Ltd.

Banaskantha

15

15.01

64

Som Shiva (Impex) ltd.

Surendranagar

1

1

65

Sun Clean Renewable Power Pvt. Ltd.

Patan

25

6

66

Sunborne Energy Gujarat One Pvt.Ltd.

Kutch

15

15

67

Sunkon Energy Pvt. Ltd.

Amreli

10

10

68

Surana Telecom & Power Ltd.

Patan

5

5

69

TATA Power Renewable Energy Ltd.

Jamnagar

25

25

70

Ujjawala Power Pvt Ltd

Surendranagar

25

23.06

71

Unity Power Private Ltd. 

Kutch

5

5

72

Universal Solar System

Patan

2

2

73

Visual Percept Solar Projects Pvt. Ltd.

Surendranagar

25

25

74

Waa Solar Pvt. Ltd.

Surendranagar

10

10.25

75

Welspun Urja Gujarat Pvt. Ltd.

Kutch

15

15.01

76

Yantra eSolar India Pvt. Ltd.

Patan

5

4.95

77

ZF Steering Gear(India) Pvt. Ltd.

Patan 

5

5

 

 

 

872.5

852.31

Source: GEDA

http://geda.gujarat.gov.in/policies_state.php

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