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MNRE issues clarification for phase II of the solar rooftop programme

By : Sustainability ..., Jan 31, 2020

The Ministry for New and Renewable Energy (MNRE) issued a clarification on Thursday regarding the second phase of the solar rooftop programme, for which it provides Central Financial Assistance (CFA). Meant for the residential sector, the CFA is provided at a 40 per cent of...

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Chandigarh: Centre releases Rs 5 crore for solar subsidy

By : Sustainability ..., Jan 2, 2020

The Union government has released Rs 5 crore to the UT administration that will be used to transfer solar subsidy to residents, who had installed solar plants on their rooftops. In the new year, the UT administration will transfer subsidy amount in the account of eligible...

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Plan to bring rooftop solar scheme with KfW, says Nitin Gadkari

By : Sustainability ..., Dec 4, 2019

The government is working with German financing institution KfW to bring a rooftop solar scheme that will bring down the cost of the power generated to Rs 2.5 per unit, Union minister of micro, small and medium enterprise (MSME) Nitin Gadkari said. Gadkari said the government...

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Gujarat: Solar rooftop power generation scheme gains popularity

By : Sustainability ..., Nov 25, 2019

The solar rooftop power generation scheme of the state government is fast gaining popularity among citizens, especially in towns of Saurashtra and Central Gujarat. The Gujarat government had floated the scheme in July this year and the power distribution companies (discoms),...

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Phase II of Rooftop Solar Scheme approved

By : Sustainability ..., Mar 14, 2019

Phase II of the scheme provides central financial assistance (CFA) for setting up of 4 GW of grid-connected rooftop solar plants in residential sector and incentives to discoms based on...

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Cabinet approves rooftop solar scheme

By : Sustainability ..., Sep 26, 2018

The Delhi Cabinet on Tuesday approved a scheme to promote rooftop solar by giving domestic consumers a generation-based incentive (GBI) of ₹2 per unit for a period of five years....

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