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Solar Rooftop Scheme

Solar Rooftop Scheme – Solar Rooftop Subsidy Scheme is a Government of India initiative to promote the use of solar rooftops in the country. The scheme which encourages the use of renewable energy in the country provides subsidy on solar rooftop installations to the consumers. The scheme is being run and monitored by the Ministry of New and Renewable Energy under the Government of India.

How to get Subsidy Under Solar Rooftop Scheme
  • Under the Solar rooftop subsidy scheme, the central government is providing a subsidy of 30% for the general category states and union territories.
  • Special category North-Eastern States including Sikkim, Uttarakhand, Himachal Pradesh, Jammu & Kashmir and Lakshadweep, Andaman & Nicobar Islands are being given 70% subsidy under the same
  • The subsidy is available for solar rooftop installation for residential, Government, social and institutional sector (hospitals, educational institutions etc.)
  • The industrial and commercial sector would not get any subsidy under the scheme.
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Funds for Solar Rooftop Scheme
  • The central government, in December last year has increased the budget from Rs. 600 crore to Rs. 5,000 crore for implementation of Grid Connected Solar Rooftop systems over a period of 5 years upto 2019-20 under National Solar Mission (NSM).
  • The increased budget is enough to support the installation of 4200 MW Solar Rooftop systems in the country in next five years.


Solar rooftops installed in households, industrial, institutional, and commercial buildings can be used to partly fulfilled the energy needs in other occupants in the building. Further, is there is any surplus, it can be fed into the grid using the grid tie technology.

Solar power generation cost at about Rs.6.50/kWh is way less than any other mean such as diesel generator or most DISCOMs in the country. The implementation of the scheme also helps towards protecting the climate as a result of abatement of about 60 million tonnes of CO2 per year.

Solar Rooftop Calculator – Calculate Your Monthly Earning

The Solar Rooftop Calculator is also available on the official website, through this calculator, you can calculate your monthly earning. Check the following steps to access this calculator –

  • Firstly, visit the official website of the Solar Rooftop Scheme i.e.
  • On the Homepage, click on SOLAR ROOFTOP CALCULATOR option.
  • On the next page, the Solar Rooftop Calculator will appear on your screen.
  • Firstly, select anyone from the given options –
    • Total Roof Top Area
    • Solar Panel Capacity you want to install
    • Your Budget
  • After that, fill the other details such as – Total Rooftop Area, Percentage of Space Available, Solar Panel Capacity, Your Budget
  • Then, Select Your State and Customer Category
  • Enter Your Average Electricity Cost
  • After that, complete details will appear on your screen.

Note – You can also calculate EMI by clicking on “EMI Calculate” option.

Apply Online for Solar Rooftop Scheme

The government is inviting online applications for the solar rooftop subsidy scheme (Grid Connected) through the official website Follow the simple steps to apply online for Solar Rooftop Scheme –

  • Firstly, visit the official website of the Solar Rooftop Scheme i.e.
  • On the Homepage, click on INSTALLATION INTEREST FORM option.
  • After that, an online application from will appear on your screen (as mentioned below) –solor rooftop scheme appliation form
  • Fill out the application form carefully and hit the’Submit” button.
Important Links

Check State wise list of empaneled/certified agencies for solar rooftop installation

Official Website –

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