Capacity Building for Regulators and Policy Makers in Andhra Pradesh


To apprise and train the regulators and policy makers in Andhra Pradesh about the international instruments like German Feed-In Tariff, Renewable Tax Credit (RTC) and Renewable Energy Obligation (REO).

Main Activities

  • Investigate the barriers to a renewables based electricity supply;
  • Analyse policies that influence the renewables based electricity sector including the Electricity Act 2003;
  • Analyse the international instruments/policies and their underlying principles;
  • Develop a policy framework for mainstreaming the renewables based electricity;
  • Analyse key dimensions of ‘Renewable Portfolio Standards' taking into consideration the availability of renewable resource(s);
  • Prepare a framework document and study material, including a case study on a renewable energy project;
  • Organise a conference focusing on ‘Renewables and regulatory issues' covering the Indian and European experiences and key learnings;
  • Organise a training / awareness workshop for regulators and policy makers.

Expected Impact

  • Adoption of new policies and regulations in Andhra Pradesh that accelerate the renewable energy market;
  • Replication in other Indian states and REEEP partner countries.
Programme sector: 

Renewable Energy (RE) (Policy&Regulation)

Stage of project: 



2005 - 2006


€ 81,495 including co-funding from TERI

Implementing agency: 

TERI ? The Energy and Resources Institute

REEEP grant funded by:

United Kingdom