Policy at the Centre

The Ministry of New and Renewable Energy is the nodal ministry for development of all renewable forms of energy including wind energy. The central government has put in place a set of fiscal and promotional incentives that are summarized below:

  • Generation-Based incentives of Rs. 0.50/kWh concessional import duty on specified wind turbine parts.
  • 80%  accelerated depreciation in the first year
  • Excise duty reliefs
  • Loans through IREDA
  • Income Tax holiday applicable to wind power as in the case of   power projects

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