Development of Thane solar city: final master plan

The “Development of Solar Cities” programme by the Ministry of New and Renewable Energy (MNRE), Government of India, is an immense opportunity for contributing towards a sustainable India in the coming years. This programme is a crucial step towards supporting Indian cities for the development of renewable energy and energy efficiency projects and curbing conventional energy demand by 10% in the next five years. This master plan is the outcome of the programme’s objective to develop a road map for the city to envision and implement renewable energy and energy conservation strategies. The master plan approach is in tandem with the requirements of the MNRE guidelines.