Bihar policy for promotion of new and renewable energy sources 2011

The energy need of the populace is increasing by the day, whereas the conventional source of energy is insufficient to meet the rising demand, Thereby adversely affecting the environment as well. Therefore there is an urgent need to develop and exploit non-conventional and renewable sources of energy in the state. With a view to promote the power generation from New and Renewable Energy sources, Government of Bihar formulated
a policy as “Policy Guideline for Private Sector Participation for Developing Non-Conventional Energy Sources” in 2003, which ended in 2008. Bihar has considerable potential for New and Renewable Energy sources, which is yet to be harnessed,
the Government of Bihar resolved to issue a revised policy for promotion of power generation from various sources of New and Renewable Energy.