Residential Solar Rooftop Yojana 2018-19 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 geda.gujarat.gov.in
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 2018-19 – 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 System||Price in Rs. / KW|
|1 KW to 6 kW||48,300|
|Above 6 KW to 10 kW||48,000|
|Above 10 KW to 50 kW||44,000|
|Above 50 kW||41,000|
This table contains system cost inclusive of supply, installation, commissioning, maintenance contract of 5 years, bi-directional meter, testing charges, SMC box for meter, connectivity charges to DISCOM and standard structure for rooftop solar panels.
Other charges like change in phase if any from single to 3 phases, up-gradation of existing electricity distribution network shall be borne by the beneficiary.Beneficiary shall sign connectivity agreement with concerned DISCOM in accordance with terms and conditions of DISCOM.
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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 System||1KW||2 KW||3 KW||4 KW||5 KW||6 KW||7 KW||8 KW||9 KW||10 KW|
|Cost of Solar System||48,300||96,600||1,44,900||1,93,200||2,41,500||2,89,800||3,36,000||3,84,000||4,32,000||4,80,000|
|Subsidy by central govt.||14,490||28,980||43,470||57,960||72,450||86,940||1,00,800||1,15,200||1,29,600||1,44,000|
|Subsidy by state govt.||10,000||20,000||20,000||20,000||20,000||20,000||20,000||20,000||20,000||20,000|
|Cost to be borne by customer||23,810||47,620||81,430||1,15,240||1,49,050||1,82,860||2,15,200||2,48,800||2,82,400||3,16,000|
|Area Required||100 sq.ft||200 sq.ft||300 sq.ft||400 sq.ft||500 sq.ft||600 sq.ft||700 sq.ft||800 sq.ft||900 sq.ft||1000 sq.ft|
Beneficiaries needs to pay remaining amount of the cost of solar systems to vendors after deducting the amount of eligible subsidy as per T&C decided between beneficiary and vendor. For maintenance of solar system for 5 years, beneficiary and vendors needs to make an agreement on Rs. 50 stemp paper provided by GEDA.
List of Documents to be Submitted by Vendors – Gujarat Solar Power Policy 2018
Subsidy shall be released by GEDA directly to the empanelled vendors on submission of the following documents:-
- Certificate of users that he /she has made payment for the subsidized cost of solar system and authorized GEDA.
- Solar system commissioning report which is to be signed by empaneled vendor, beneficiary & DISCOM officer.
- Joint installation report providing necessary details of solar system installed at site which needs to be signed by beneficiary and empaneled vendor.
- Certificate for charging permission by CEI in case solar system is more than 10 kW capacity or certificate of electrical supervisor or contractor in case system is less than 10KW capacity.
Rate of subsidy shall be applicable for installed DC capacity of solar modules. The amount of subsidy shall be payable only at the installed KW DC capacity of solar modules or capacity of KW invertor capacity (whichever is less).
List of the GEDA Empaneled Vendors for Solar Rooftop Project – 2018 -19
Gujarat energy development agency (GEDA) has released the official list of GEDA empanelled vendors for solar rooftop project 2018-19. The complete list of vendors under solar rooftop power policy is available in PDF format for downloading purpose. To check the complete list and download it, click the link below:-
List of the GEDA empaneled vendors for solar rooftop Project – 2018 -19
Source : https://geda.gujarat.gov.in/Gallery/Media_Gallery/Salient_features_of_the_Rooftop_Project_18_-_19.pdf
Rooftop Solar Plant Scheme in Gujarat – Subsidy & Application Forms
Gujarat state government is inviting applications for its Residential Rooftop Solar plant scheme in the state. The government has already received 15,000 application under the scheme. The purpose of the scheme to motivate the people to choose for green energy. As per the scheme, the participants will get fixed amount against power generated through solar panels on their rooftops.
Under the scheme, the state govt. had made special provision in its budget and earmarked 35 crore covering 20,000 beneficiaries for the year 2017-18.
Subsidy under Rooftop Solar Plant Scheme
The cost of installation of residential rooftop solar power plant of 1KW is Rs 69,000. Under the Scheme, Centre gives Rs. 20,700 to individual for setting up a rooftop solar panel plant of 1KW capacity. The state government increased the assistance by Rs 10,000 per KW, with the maximum amount of Rs 20,000 per beneficiary.
Gujarat Energy Development Agency (GEDA) would be responsible for distributing subsidy cheques to the beneficiaries of the scheme.
Objective of Rooftop Solar Plant Scheme
The project is aimed at fighting with the climate change issue and motivate to develop the green energy.
Application Forms for Rooftop Solar Plant Scheme
The application forms for the solar plant scheme can be downloaded in PDF format from the official website of GEDA using the below link.
Download Application Form.
The application form can also be obtained from the office of GEDA in Gandhinagar.
Interested candidates can submit the dully filled application form to the Gujarat Energy Development Agency (GEDA) in Gandhinagar along with the registration fee.
List of Empaneled Channel Partners
The state government has selected 87 channel partners to implement the rooftop solar systems across the state. Below is the link to access the complete list of empaneled channel partners.
Gujarat and Solar Energy Mission
Under national solar mission, The central government has set the target of generating 1 lakh MW grid connected solar power by 2022. Gujarat state has given the target of generating 8,024 of which 3,200 MW would be grid-connected power. Annual range of insolation in Gujarat is 5.82 kWh/m2/day. The state government has total installed capacity of 1,300MW including captive and commercial solar power plant, but rooftop power accounts for hardly 30MW. However, State government is using fully capacity to achieve the target at given.
For more information about the rooftop solar plant scheme in Gujarat, please visit the official website of GEDA at http://geda.gujarat.gov.in/