Highlights of Investor Friendly New Hydro Policy of Himachal Pradesh:

  • Selection of Developer on MOU Route allowed for projects up to 100 MW
  • Selection of Developer on ICB route for Projects above 100 MW.
  • No Clearances necessary from CEA for projects selected on competitive bidding route for projects costing up to Rs. 2500 crores.
  • Secondary energy rate to be at par with primary energy. Premium on peak power proposed.
  • Process of Transferring clearances to IPP’s simplified.
  • 100% Foreign Equity permitted on the automatic approval route provided it does exceed Rs. 1500 Crores.
  • Limit of 40% financing from Indian Financial Institutions waived off.
  • Tariff determination by SERC/CERC.
  • Projects up to 25 MW to be transferred to MNES.
  • HPSEB to purchase power @ Rs. 2.50/kWh from projects upto 5 MW capacity Banking & Wheeling Facilities permitted @ 2% including transmission losses.
  • Incentives for small HEP as per GOI Guidelines.
  • Moratorium of 5 years for payment of Electricity duty by companies which consume electricity produced by them.

Invest in Hydro

  • Investor Friendly New Hydro Policy.
  • Highly Remunerative.
  • Availability of Project Due to Large Potential.
  • Transmission Network for Power Evacuation under Planned by PGCIL.
  • Cheap & Reliable construction power.
  • Simplified Laws/Rules for transfer of Land.
  • Amicable industrial Climate.
  • Good communication Facility such as Telecom, Road network, Air Services etc.

Contact Us


Corporate Office

Himfed Bhawan,
Panjari (Below Old MLA Quarters) Shimla-05

Telephone No.:0177-2831283/2830285



Email:directorpc@hpptcl.in directorprojects@hpptcl.in



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