Uttar Pradesh aims to generate 22,000 MW solar power in next 5 years

Uttar Pradesh plans to generate 22,000 MW solar power over the next five years under the state government’s Solar Policy-2022.

This will include 14,000 MW through establishment of solar parks, 4,500 MW through rooftop solar projects in residential areas, 1,500 MW through non-residential rooftop projects and 2,000 MW through the Pradhan Mantri Kusum Yojana. The Uttar Pradesh Solar Policy-2022 will be applicable for five years. In addition to financial aid from the centre, state government contribution of Rs 15,000 per kW, up to a maximum of Rs 30,000 per consumer has been approved. A total of Rs 10 billion can be given during the five years of the policy.