Overview

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General State Overview
State Uttar Pradesh
State Regulatory Commission Uttar Pradesh Electricity Regulatory Commission
State Nodal Agency Uttar Pradesh New Energy Development Agency
Installed Capacity (MW) MW 140 MNRE (As on 14.01.2016)
Potential Area Clusters (Tehsil) Bundelkhand, Jalaun, Mirzapur, Allahabad, Kanpur
Break down of Installed Capacity MNRE Projects MW 12 MNRE (As on 31.01.2016)
State Solar Policy MW 110.74
REC MW 0
Rooftop MW 1.75
CPSUs MW 15.51
Policy Overview
Title of Policy Solar Power Policy Uttar Pradesh 2013 Solar Power Policy Uttar Pradesh 2013
Time span of the policy Years 2013-31st March 2017 Section 3. of Solar Power Policy Uttar Pradesh 2013
Categories of projects covered in Solar Policy Category 1 Projects set up for sale to DISCOMS by competitive bidding Section 4.2, 4.3, 4.4, pp. 14-15/56 of Solar Power Policy Uttar Pradesh 2013
Category 2 Captive/Group Captive projects
Category 4 Projects set up in solar parks
Category 5 Third party sale with or without REC
Grid Evacuation The responsibility of getting connectivity with the Discom or STU shall lie with the Project Developer. The transmission line to the nearest substation shall be constructed by the STU/Discom however the cost for the transmission line shall be borne by the Project Developer. Section 4.6, pp. 15/56 of Solar Power Policy Uttar Pradesh 2013
Single Window Clearance UPNEDA will serve as the Nodal Agency and will facilitate obtaining of all relevant clearances/approvals required by the Project Developer from various State Departments/Agencies Section 9, pp. 20/56 of Solar Power Policy Uttar Pradesh 2013
Regulatory Overview
Solar Purchase Obligation 2015-16 % 1.00% Section 4.1 and 4.3 of Uttar Pradesh Electricity Regulatory Commission (Promotion of Green Energy through Renewable Purchase Obligation) Regulations, 2010.
2016-17 % 1.00%
Wheeling Charges DVVNL Connected at 11 kV LTOA and STOA INR/kWh 0.46 Section 6.3.5, pp. 189/353 of UPERC ARR for DVVNL 2015-16
Connected above 11 kV LTOA and STOA INR/kWh 0.28
KESCO Connected at 11 kV LTOA and STOA INR/kWh 0.508 Section 6.3.5, pp. 214/411 of UPERC ARR for KESCO 2015-16
Connected above 11 kV LTOA and STOA INR/kWh 0.318
MVNL Connected at 11 kV LTOA and STOA INR/kWh 0.46 Section 6.3.5, pp. 241/411 of UPERC ARR for MVVNL 2015-16
Connected above 11 kV LTOA and STOA INR/kWh 0.28
NPCL Connected at 11 kV LTOA and STOA INR/kWh 1.207 Section 6.3.7, pp. 122/247 of UPERC ARR for NPCL 2015-16
Connected above 11 kV LTOA and STOA INR/kWh 0.755
PuVNNL Connected at 11 kV LTOA and STOA INR/kWh 0.46 Section 6.3.5, pp. 239/411 of UPERC ARR for PuVVNL 2015-16
Connected above 11 kV LTOA and STOA INR/kWh 0.28
PVNNL Connected at 11 kV LTOA and STOA INR/kWh 0.46 Section 6.3.5, pp. 238/411 of UPERC ARR for PVVNL 2015-16
Connected above 11 kV LTOA and STOA INR/kWh 0.28
Wheeling Losses Connected at 11 kV % 8% All UPERC ARR’s for UP DISCOMs for 2015-16
Connected above 11 kV % 4%
Transmission Charges Connected at 132 kV LTOA and STOA INR/kWh 0.1723 Section 6.15.8, pp. 69-70/92 of UPERC ARR for UPPTCL for 2015-16
Connected above 132 kV LTOA and STOA INR/kWh 0.1292
Transmission Losses All voltage levels % 3.59% Section 6.15.9, pp. 70/92 of UPERC ARR for UPPTCL for 2015-16
Electricity Duty INR/kWh 0 Section 5.5, pp. 44/60 of Infrastructure & Industrial Investment Policy Uttar Pradesh Uttar Pradesh
Banking Provisions Banking Provisions Captive Plants Monthly banking for maximum of 75% of the energy supplied during the day Section 40.2.ii.a., pp.26/52 of UPERC (Captive and Renewable Energy Generating Plants) Regulations, 2014
Non Captive Grid Connected solar power plants Monthly banking for 100% of the energy supplied during the day Section 40.1.a, pp.24/52 of UPERC (Captive and Renewable Energy Generating Plants) Regulations, 2014
Banking Charges Captive Plants % of energy injected 12.50%
Non Captive Grid Connected solar power plants % of energy injected 6.00% Section 40.1.i, pp.25/52 of UPERC (Captive and Renewable Energy Generating Plants) Regulations, 2014
Rebate in Banking Charges Payment made with Letter of Credit within one month of reciept of bill by solar developer % of energy injected 2.00% Section 41., pp. 27/52 of UPERC (Captive and Renewable Energy Generating Plants) Regulations, 2014
Payment made by any means within one month of reciept of bill by solar developer % of energy injected 1.00%
Surcharge Payment made beyond a period of 2 months from billing date % of energy injected 1.25%
SERC determined tariff INR/kWh 7.06 Schedule 2. E., pp. 50/52 of UPERC (Captive and Renewable Energy Generating Plants) Regulations, 2014

Support Schemes

Incentive Type DESCRIPTION Authority Reference
TAX EXEMPTIONS Stamp Duty exemption 100% exemption to solar power developers from stamp duty on purchase or lease of land UP Revenue Department Section 5.1.1 b), pp. 41 of 60 of Infrastructure & Industrial Investment Policy Uttar Pradesh