For Green Power, Cabinet Approves Goa Solar Policy

For Green Power, Cabinet Approves Goa Solar Policy

The state cabinet on Wednesday granted its approval to the implementation of the Goa State Solar Policy, 2017, to facilitate generation of solar power in the state.

Addressing reporters after the cabinet meet, chief minister Manohar Parrikar, who was accompanied by power minister Pandurang Madkaikar, said this will be Goa’s first step towards green solutions. “The policy will start showing results by the end of this financial year,” he said.

The chief minister said the policy has been framed after extensive discussions. The solar policy has a provision to provide subsidy to a ‘prosumer’ — one who already has a connected load with the Goa electricity department. Read More…

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