Policy for development of small scale distributed solar projects 2019

The government of Gujarat has approved a policy that aims to develop the state’s small-scale distributed solar photovoltaic (PV) sector. According to a Gujarat government official, The policy aims to facilitate the development of small-scale solar PV projects with sizes ranging between 0.5 and 4 MW. It will lead to setting up of solar PV projects in scattered pockets of barren and uncultivable land at a fast pace. The policy will provide visibility to small developers in terms of available tariff for the sale of power and help promote small-scale entrepreneurs.