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Solar City Guidelines MNRE Solar City Guidelines MNRE
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Preparation of Master Plan for Solar Cities - Guidelines

Ministry of New and Renewable Energy (MNRE) has launched a program on “Development of Solar Cities ( The program assists Urban Local Governments in:

  • Preparation of a master plan for increasing energy efficiency and renewable energy supply in the city
  • Setting-up institutional arrangements for the implementation of the master plan.

Awareness generation and capacity building activities.The program aims at minimum 10% reduction in projected demand of conventional energy at the end of five years, which can be achieved through a combination of energy efficiency measures and enhancing supply from renewable energy sources. This document provides general methodology for preparing the master plan.