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GOVERNMENT OF INDIA
MINISTRY OF NEW AND RENEWABLE ENERGY
LOK SABHA
UNSTARRED QUESTION NO: 2553
ANSWERED ON:  22.12.2022
Electricity Produced by Renewable Energy Sources
Gowdar Mallikarjunappa Siddeshwara
Poonam (Mahajan) Vajendla Rao
Will the Minister of



NEW AND RENEWABLE ENERGY be pleased to state:-


(a) the quantum of electricity produced by renewable energy sources, State/UT-wise including in districts of Karnataka and Maharashtra;
(b) the measures taken/proposed to be taken and schemes introduced to promote renewable energy sources;
(c) the steps taken/being take by the Government to implement green energy corridors; and
(d) the amount of subsidy allocated and disbursed during the last five years and the current year for adopting renewable energy sources, State/UT-wise?



ANSWER
THE MINISTER OF NEW & RENEWABLE ENERGY AND POWER
(SHRI R.K. SINGH)

(a) The state-wise & source-wise details of power generation from various renewable energy sources in the country including the States of Karnataka and Maharashtra during the current year i.e. 2022-23 (upto October 2022) are given in Annexure-I.
(b) The Government has taken several measures to promote renewable energy in the Country, including, inter-alia, the following:-
• Permitting Foreign Direct Investment (FDI) up to 100 percent under the automatic route,
• Waiver of Inter State Transmission System (ISTS) charges for inter-state sale of solar and wind power for projects to be commissioned by 30th June 2025,
• Declaration of trajectory for Renewable Purchase Obligation (RPO) up to the year 2029-30,
• Setting up of Ultra Mega Renewable Energy Parks to provide land and transmission to RE developers for installation of RE projects at large scale,
• Schemes such as Pradhan Mantri Kisan Urja Suraksha evam Utthaan Mahabhiyan (PM-KUSUM), Solar Rooftop Phase II, 12000 MW CPSU Scheme Phase II, etc,
• Laying of new transmission lines and creating new sub-station capacity under the Green Energy Corridor Scheme for evacuation of renewable power,
• Notification of standards for deployment of solar photovoltaic system/devices,
• Setting up of Project Development Cell for attracting and facilitating investments,
• Standard Bidding Guidelines for tariff based competitive bidding process for procurement of Power from Grid Connected Solar PV and Wind Projects.
• Government has issued orders that power shall be dispatched against Letter of Credit (LC) or advance payment to ensure timely payment by distribution licensees to RE generators.
• Notification of Promoting Renewable Energy through Green Energy Open Access Rules 2022.
• Notification of “The electricity (Late Payment Surcharge and related matters) Rules (LPS rules).
• Launch of Green Term Ahead Market (GTAM) to facilitate sale of Renewable Energy Power through exchanges.

The details of major renewable energy schemes/ programmes being implemented by the Ministry in the country to promote renewable energy sources are given in Annexure-II.
(c) The Intra-State Transmission System Green Energy Corridor Phase-I (GEC-I) has been sanctioned to the States of Andhra Pradesh, Gujarat, Himachal Pradesh, Karnataka, Madhya Pradesh, Maharashtra, Rajasthan and Tamil Nadu in order to facilitate integration of approx. 24 GW of RE power with a total project cost of Rs. 10141.68 crore and Central Financial Assistance (CFA) @ 40%, i.e. Rs. 4056.67 crore. Under GEC-I, transmission projects have been sanctioned to Karnataka for Rs. 906 crore with CFA of Rs. 362.40 crore for evacuation of approx. 4 GW of RE power and transmission projects have been sanctioned to Maharashtra for Rs. 361.61 crore with CFA of Rs. 144.64 crore for evacuation of approx. 1.86 GW of RE power.

The Intra-State Transmission System Green Energy Corridor Phase-II (GEC-II) has been sanctioned to the States of Gujarat, Himachal Pradesh, Karnataka, Kerala, Rajasthan, Tamil Nadu and Uttar Pradesh in order to facilitate integration of approx. 20 GW of RE power. The project cost is Rs. 12031.33 crore with CFA @ 33%, i.e. Rs. 3970.34 crore. Under GEC-II, transmission projects have been sanctioned to Karnataka for Rs. 1036.25 crore with CFA of Rs. 341.96 crore for evacuation of approx. 2.6 GW of RE power.

(d) The State-wise details of Central Financial Assistance (CFA) released for the implementation of various renewable energy schemes / programmes by the Ministry during the last five years and the current year i.e. from 2017-18 to 2022-23 (till 30.11.2022) are given in Annexure-III.

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