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Scheme for Continuation of Generation Based Incentive for Grid Interactive Wind Power Projects for 12th Plan Period

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Nodal Agency

Ministry of New and Renewable Energy (MNRE), Indian Renewable Energy Development Agency (IREDA)



Wind power

Policy Period

12th Five Year Plan.

Financial outlay under Policy

Estimated at Rs.4500 crore (including liability towards project commissioned during 11th Five YearPlan period.)

Incentive Amount

  • Rs.0.50/unit of electricity fed into the grid for no less than 4 years and a maximum of 10 years with a cap of Rs.100 lakhs/MW.
  • Total disbursement in a year will not exceed Rs.25 lakhs/MW during the first four years.

Eligibility Conditions

Grid interactive projects commissioned on or after 01.04.2012, set up for sale of electricity to grid at tariff fixed by SERC, captive including group captive (excluding third party sale).

Scheme will be applicable for the entire 12thplan period with a cap of 15000 MW

Additional Information

  • Wind power producers to register with IREDA.
  • IREDA will credit GBI to developer through their designated bank account on a 6-monthly basis.
  • GBI over and above the SERC approved tariff.
  • Mechanism of Unique Identification (UI) number developed by IREDA will have to be followed by all the power developers to claim GBI.




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