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International Multilateral Financial Institutions providing Technical and Financial assistance for Solar Power Projects in the Country

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The has various solar power programmes which are being implemented through assistance of World Bank, International Corporation and other multilateral financial institutions.

The World is providing assistance of USD 100 Million for development of of solar parks a programme being implemented by the Indian Renewable Agency Ltd. (IREDA) under the aegis of this Ministry. Also, the International Corporation (IFC) has signed an agreement with the State of to help them in setting up of various solar PV power projects.

A concessional loan of USD 620 Million has been provided by the World to the of India and of USD 500 million by the Asian Development to the Punjab National for financing of grid connected rooftop solar projects in Industrial and Commercial sectors.

Technical Assistance is also available for promotion of under World Bank, Asian Development Bank, USAID and assistance.

The assistance under such schemes are available to all States/UTs depending on requirement and demand. The solar and wind power projects are very competitive as compared to conventional power projects. The lowest tariffs in solar and wind discontinued recently have come down to Rs. 2.44/kWh and Rs. 2.43/kWh respectively

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First Published: Thu, January 04 2018. 18:08 IST