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.