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Title: Govt unveils National Wind-Solar Hybrid Policy
Source:The Times of India
Date:14 May 2018

In yet another effort to boost clean energy generation, the (MNRE) Ministry of New and Renewable Energy unveiled a National Wind-solar Hybrid Policy on 14 May 2018. The policy seeks to promote new projects as well as hybridisation of the existing ones. The MNRE is also in the process of launching a scheme for new hybrid projects under this policy, which are 10 to 15 per cent cheaper than 100 per cent solar or wind projects. The official said that under the scheme, the government would bid out wind-solar hybrid projects on tariff based competitive bidding and these projects can be set up anywhere across the country depending on feasibility and land availability with bidders.

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