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Action Plan for Comprehensive RE Development in Tamil Nadu

Action Plan for Comprehensive Renewable Energy Development in Tamil Nadu FINAL REPORT December 2012

Supported by

Shakti Sustainable Energy Foundation, New Delhi

CII (Southern Region)

Tamil Nadu Energy Development Agency

Prepared by

World Institute of Sustainable Energy (WISE), Pune

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Action Plan for Comprehensive RE Development in Tamil Nadu

© World Institute of Sustainable Energy 2012 Citation WISE. 2012. Action Plan for Comprehensive Renewable Energy Development in Tamil Nadu. Pune: World Institute of Sustainable Energy, 158 pp. [Report prepared for Tamil Nadu Energy Development Agency, Chennai and Shakti Sustainable Energy Foundation, New Delhi] Circulation policy This report is prepared for the Tamil Nadu Energy Development Agency, Chennai and Shakti Sustainable Energy Foundation, New Delhi. Disclaimer The views and analyses represented in the documents do not necessarily reflect those of Shakti Sustainable Energy Foundation (“Foundation”), CII and TEDA. The Foundation, CII, and TEDA accept no liability for the contents of this document or for the consequences of any actions taken on the basis of the information provided. Information contained in this publication is reliable and deemed correct to the knowledge of WISE. Due care and caution has been taken by WISE in compilation of data from various primary and secondary resources that WISE considers reliable. However, WISE does not guarantee the accuracy and completeness of any information. WISE shall not be held responsible for any errors or omissions or for the end results obtained from use of this information. WISE shall not have any liability whatsoever, including financial, at any time in future because of the use of information in this report.

Report Team Suhas Tendulkar, DGM, Projects Rajendra Kharul, Joint Director and Head, Centre for Wind Power Sudhir Kumar, Joint Director and Head, Centre for Solar Power Surendra Pimperkhedkar, Fellow and Head, Center for Renewable Regulation and Policy Sanjeev Ghotge, Joint Director (Research) and Head, Centre for Climate Sustainability and Policy Praveena Sanjay, Joint Director and Head, Centre for Co-ordination & Communication

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Contents Tables

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Figures

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Abbreviations

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Acknowledgements

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Executive Summary

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PART I INTRODUCTION 1. Tamil Nadu: Introduction & Overview of the Power Sector

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PART II RE-ASSEESSMENT OF RE POTENTIAL IN TAMIL NADU 2. The Context, General Objectives and Principles of RE Potential Assessment

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3. Solar Power Potential in Tamil Nadu

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4. Wind Power Potential in Tamil Nadu

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5. Potential of Wind-Solar PV Hybrid

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6. Potential for Power Generation from Biomass

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7. Small Hydro Potential

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8. Summary of Renewable Potential Assessment

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PART III ACCELERATED RE CAPACITY ADDITION: THE TWO SCENARIOS, CHALLENGES & SOLUTIONS 9. Accelerated RE Capacity Addition: The Scenarios, Challenges & Solutions 10. Summary Results of a Detailed Grid Study for Large Scale RE Integration and Evacuation

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PART IV RE ACTION PLAN & IMPLEMENTATION ROADMAP FOR TAMIL NADU 11. RE Action Plan for the State