The Department of Renewable Energy is responsible for formulating policies and programmes necessary for popularizing the applications of various non -conventional and renewable sources of energy in the State. It is implementing various schemes concerning utilization of solar energy, biogas, micro hydel, biomass Energy etc. The Department is also acting as a State Designated Agency for the implementation of the Energy Conservation Act, 2001 in the State for taking full advantage of fiscal and financial incentives made available by the Ministry of New & Renewable Energy (MNRE), Govt of India and Indian Renewable Energy Development Agency (IREDA) and to give impetus to the process of implementation, State Govt. has set up a new agency called Haryana Renewable Energy Development Agency (HAREDA) in May, 1997. This agency is acting as a nodal agency to implement the various centrally and state sponsored schemes/ projects in the area of renewable energy in the State.