The government Tuesday approved the second phase of grid-connected rooftop solar programme for achieving cumulative capacity of 40,000 MW from such projects by 2022.
The programme will be implemented with total central financial support of Rs 11,814 crore, an official release said.
The Phase-II Programme Central Financial Assistance for the residential sector has been restructured with availability of 40 per cent support for rooftop solar (RTS) systems up to 3 kW capacity and 20 per cent for RTS system capacity beyond 3 kW and up to 10 kW.
For Group Housing Societies/Residential Welfare Associations (GHS/RAW), the assistance will be limited to 20 per cent for RTS plants for supply of power to common facilities, however, the capacity eligible for support for GHS/RAW will be limited to 10 kW per house with maximum total capacity up to 500 kWp, inclusive of RTS put in individual houses in the GHS/RWA. Read more