Installation of rooftop solar project in india
Government of India has taken an ambitious targets of 100,000 MW of solar power by 2022 out of which 40,000 MW is to be achieved through Rooftop Solar (RTS) power plants as per the clean climate commitments.
Realizing our immense RTS potential and the ambitious targets, MNRE had launched Grid Connected Rooftop and Small Solar Power Plant Programme with an increased budget of INR 5,000 Crore ( 50 billion) for rooftop solar photovoltaic (RTS) projects up to 2019-20.
Under this programme, RTS capacity in the commercial and industrial sectors to be developed without any subsidy support. RTS plants on rooftops and vacant area of buildings in residential/social/ institutional/ Government/ PSU sectors would be developed based on subsidy/ incentive
A. For rooftops and vacant areas of buildings in residential/ social/ institutional sectors, capital subsidy at the rate of upto 30% of project cost or benchmark cost whichever is lower for General Category States and upto 70% of project cost or benchmark cost whichever is lower for Special Category States/Islands.
B. For rooftops and vacant areas of buildings in Government/ PSU sectors, financial incentive at the following rates:
|Achievement vis-a-vis Target Allocation||Incentives for General Category States||Incentives for Special Category States/UTs|
|80% and above within sanctioned period||INR 18,750/- per kW||INR 45,000/- per kW|
|Below 80% and upto 50% within sanctioned period||INR 11,250/- per kW||INR 27,000/- per Kw|
|Below 50% delayed commissioning up 6 months beyond sanctioned period||INR 7,500/- per kW||INR 18,000/- per kW|