Punjab CM gives sops to renewable power projects
[ezcol_1half]To promote setting up of renewable energy power projects in the state, Punjab Deputy Chief Minister Sukhbir Singh Badal on Tuesday gave a nod to exempt renewable energy power projects from change of land use (CLU) and external development charges (EDC) in accordance with the state New and Renewable Source of Energy Policy, 2012. Solar powerprojects were also exempt from obtaining a no objection certificate from Punjab Pollution Control Board.
[/ezcol_1half] [ezcol_1half_end]The deputy chief minister asked the housing and urban development department to immediately issue a notification to exempt solar energy projects being developed by the Punjab Energy Development Agency under built, operate and own basis from CLU and EDC.[/ezcol_1half_end]