Wind developers have expressed concern over Gujarat’s new land policy for renewable energy, announced about a month ago, as it does not make possession of a power purchase agreement (PPA) mandatory while applying for land to set up a project in the state.
They fear that without such a provision, some developers could lock up tracts of land and deny others the chance to set up wind projects. Gujarat is a favoured destination for wind developers due to its high wind speeds, especially in the Kutch area.
The policy states that all future projects will have to be built within parks identified by the state, and not at any spot identified by developers, which was the case before. Read More
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