India's Uttar Pradesh Targets 1.5 GW Of Commissioned Solar By Next Year

The Indian state of Uttar Pradesh expects to commission 1,500 MW of solar power plants by next year in pursuit of its target to have 10,700 MW of renewable energy capacity by 2022, according to a minister.

The state minister for department of additional sources of energy, Brajesh Pathak, told the Press Trust of India that Uttar Pradesh aims to have 4,300 MW of rooftop solar installations and that 150 MW of solar plants are already running successfully.

The minister has noted that the 1,500 MW of targeted solar installations for this year have already been tendered.

Through the so-called Uttar Pradesh Solar Energy Policy 2017, the state is looking to encourage the private sector to participate in solar projects. Another objective of the policy is to help achieve the target of 8% solar renewable purchase obligation by 2022, the minister has said.

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