Subsidy on rooftop solar panels may go up for domestic sector


Subsidy on rooftop solar panels may go up for domestic sector

In a good news to people wants to opt for clean energy, the government is mulling to increase the subsidy on rooftop solar panels from the present 30%, sources in the New and Renewable Energy Development Corporation of Andhra Pradesh (NREDCAP) say.

The solar power is catching up especially among the commercial and service sectors with many schools, colleges, hospitals and other business establishments saving big on power tariff by installing rooftop solar panels on their premises.

More than 60% of the commercial and service organisations have installed on-grid rooftop solar power system and are utilising the power for water heating and cooking. However, the official point out that the installation of rooftop panels has been dismal in the domestic sector.

“In this backdrop, the government is mulling increasing the 30% subsidy being offered on the rooftop solar panels for domestic sector so that more apartments and individual houses go for non-conventional and eco-friendly power,” Read More

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