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Rooftop Solar Scheme

Rooftop Solar Scheme:

The Union Power & NRE Minister announced that 3377 MW capacity has been allocated to States under the ROOFTOP SOLAR SCHEME.

  • ROOFTOP SOLAR SCHEME is under the Ministry of New and Renewable Energy (MNRE).
  • The ministry has announced Phase II of the scheme.

Under Rooftop Solar Programme Phase-II :

  • A Central Financial Assistance (CFA) of up to 40% of the benchmark cost is provided for the installation of Rooftop Solar (RTS) projects upto 3 kW capacity and 20% for capacity beyond 3 kW and upto 10 kW for individual households in the residential sector
  • For Group Housing Societies/Residential Welfare Associations (GHS/RWA), CFA is limited to 20% of the benchmark cost for installation of an RTS plant of capacity up to 500 kW for the supply of power to common facilities.