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solar rooftop subsidy in gujarat 2021

Residential Solar Rooftop Yojana 2020-21 in Gujarat will be under implementation upto 31st March, 2019. Any residential consumer of any DISCOM who possess residential property in their name are eligible to install solar PV system on their rooftop (1 KW to 10 KW) from 1 supplier selected from GEDA empaneled vendors. List of vendors under solar power policy 2018 is available at the official website

All the beneficiaries shall register their application through GEDA registered approved empanelled vendor only to get subsidy under Gujarat solar rooftop power policy 2018. The installed solar rooftop system must be of at-least 1 KW capacity and must have 100 sq.ft. shadow free area / KW of solar system. Central govt. will provide subsidy of 30% of total cost and the state govt. would provide subsidy of Rs. 10,000 / kW om solar systems installation.

Generation of electricity from solar system will be adjusted against the electricity drawn from DISCOM in the electricity bill of the same calendar month.

Gujarat Residential Solar Rooftop Yojana 2020-21 – Subsidy & Details

Cost of the various capacity solar rooftop PV systems discovered are shown below in the table. These are observed prices but the effective prices which a consumer needs to pay to install solar panels on their rooftops are shown in the next table:-

Capacity Range of Solar Rooftop SystemPrice in Rs. / KW
1 KW to 6 kW48,300
Above 6 KW to 10 kW48,000
Above 10 KW to 50 kW44,000
Above 50 kW41,000

Solar Rooftop System Cost in Gujarat – Latest News

Central government will provide subsidy of 30% of total cost of the solar system and the state govt. would provide subsidy of Rs. 10,000 / kW (max. Rs. 20,000) for a given residential solar system. The complete details of the rooftop solar systems under Residential Solar Rooftop Yojana 2018-19 are as follows:-

Capacity of System1KW2 KW3 KW4 KW5 KW6 KW7 KW8 KW9 KW10 KW
Cost of Solar System48,30096,6001,44,9001,93,2002,41,5002,89,8003,36,0003,84,0004,32,0004,80,000
Subsidy by central govt.14,49028,98043,47057,96072,45086,9401,00,8001,15,2001,29,6001,44,000
Subsidy by state govt.10,00020,00020,00020,00020,00020,00020,00020,00020,00020,000
Cost to be borne by customer23,81047,62081,4301,15,2401,49,0501,82,8602,15,2002,48,8002,82,4003,16,000
Area Required100 sq.ft200 sq.ft300 sq.ft400 sq.ft500 sq.ft600 sq.ft700 sq.ft800 sq.ft900 sq.ft1000 sq.ft

solar rooftop subsidy and scheme  Achivement Of Gujarat 

Gujarat has topped in the installations of solar rooftop systems in the country with 735.18 megawatt (Mw) of solar power generation capacities, the State informed. The State holds about one-fourth or 24 per cent share in the country's total solar rooftop installations of 3088.74 Mw as on August 31.

Gujarat energy minister Saurabh Patel informed the State assembly, so far 1,03,554 households have installed solar rooftop systems, of which 93,282 solar rooftop systems have now been made operational.

State government had launched 'Surya Gujarat' solar rooftop scheme to encourage installation of green energy generation technology.

Patel informed that the State government has received total 1.28 lakh applications for solar rooftop systems, of which 1.03 lakh residential users have installed solar rooftop systems.

The scheme provides 40 per cent subsidy for upto 3 kilowatts of solar rooftop installation projects, while for projects between the capacity of 3-10 kw gets 20 per cent subsidy. Patel stated that a consumer is required to pay ₹83,407 for installation of 3kw solar rooftop system, considering the 40 per cent subsidy on standard cost of ₹1.39 lakh for installation of 3 kw solar rooftop system.

The scheme also allows domestic users to sell the excess electricity generated after the consumption to the State grid at the price of ₹2.25 per unit.

Common utilities at the residential societies such as street lights, water works, lift, gym, swimming pool, garden can get 20 per cent subsidy to set up solar rooftop systems. Maximum permitted capacity for solar rooftop systems is 500 kw.

The State has set a target of 1800 mw of electricity generation in the next three years under the scheme. For the first 600 mw, a budgetary allocation of ₹1,000 crore has been made for the year 2019-20, while for the year 2020-21 a target of additional 600 mw has been set with a budgetary allocation of ₹912.29 crore, the minister said addressing the State assembly on Friday.

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