HP government approves new energy policy

The Government of Himachal Pradesh has given nod to the Swaran Jayanti Energy Policy- 2021 which envisages clean and green energy development .

The state aims to add 10 GW of renewable energy (RE) capacity though hydro, solar and other green energy sources by 2030 under the policy. The policy aims for a four pronged strategy by way of participation of state, joint, central and private sectors. It also aims at developing adequate and efficient transmission network in the state by creating transmission master plan to facilitate planning and timely execution of hydro and solar projects.