“The new rules would help create an investment-friendly environment in the country," the power ministry said in a statement on Saturday.
The rules are significant because several renewable energy pacts have been stuck in states such as Punjab, Andhra Pradesh, Telangana, Rajasthan and Gujarat over inordinate payment delays and issues in land acquisition and regulatory clearances, a ministry official said.
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