Ministry of New and Renewable Energy

Request for comments/observations/feed-back on the Draft Renewable Energy Act 2015

 In October 2014, the Ministry of New and Renewable Energy (MNRE) had constituted an Expert Committee to provide a draft Renewable Energy Act. The Committee met on 7 November 2014, and decided to constitute a sub-group   to “collate the suggestions and propose a draft Act”.

2.         The sub-group has prepared a draft Renewable Energy Act for India.  It broadly proposes provisions for institutional structure, supportive eco – system, economic and financial framework, constitution and operation of national and state level funds to support achieving of the objectives of the Act,  and renewable energy applications including distributed and grid connected renewable electricity.

3.         Comments/observations/feed-back from industry, developers, research and development institutions, policy research institutions, think tanks,  academia, electrical utilities and other stakeholders are solicited on the draft Renewable Energy Act 2015 (Link) by 31 July 2015. The comments may be sent through email at policy-mnre@nic.in

Draft Renewable Energy Act 2015