Solar Panel Subsidy in Gujarat-Today Job Updates

SURYA–Gujarat (Surya Urja Rooftop Yojna) Gujarat Government has launched Gujarat Residential Solar Rooftop Yojana 2018-19 under Solar Energy Policy to promote use of green energy and reduce conventional energy. The program provides a subsidy for the installation and maintenance of solar panels. The state government has made a solar policy and wants to ensure that most residential houses go solar. To achieve this size of capacity, Gujarat has been set a target of 8,024 MW of solar power capacity by 2021-22, of which 3,200 MW is to be contributed by the rooftop segment. The system will be implemented by the Gujarat Energy Development Agency (GEDA).

Solar Panel Subsidy in Gujarat-Today Job Updates

Gujarat is a state on the west coast of India and borders Rajasthan, Maharashtra and Madhya Pradesh. Its capital is Gandhinagar while its largest city is Ahmedabad.

As of 2020, the state's peak output is 18,000 MW. The total installed electricity generation capacity is 30,500 MW. Of this, 11,264 MW (37%) is generated from renewable energy sources, including 7,845 MW from wind, 3,273 MW from solar, 81.6 MW from biomass and 63.33 MW from mini hydro projects.

How and to what extent can the solar energy subsidy be used?

Subsidy and support is available's from central government through mnre

The subsidy for the installation of grid-connected solar rooftops is 30% of the reference cost. Government institutions including PSUs are not eligible for subsidy. Instead, they will be given incentives/awards related to success. CFAs can be used by all residential and institutional buildings like schools, health facilities etc. and social sector.

Comparative Cost of Grid Connected Solar System by Central Government of India, MNRE - Latest Update January 2022

Solar Panel Subsidy in Gujarat-Today Job Updates

Solar Panel Subsidy in Gujarat-Today Job Updates

Solar Panel Subsidy in Gujarat-Today Job Updates

What are the goals of installing solar energy?

> Promote green and clean energy and reduce the state's carbon footprint.

> reduce dependences on fosil fuels or energy security 

> To help reduce the cost of renewable energy sources

> Support investment, job creation and upskilling in renewable energy

> To encourage the growth of local manufacturing plants in line with the 'Make in India' programme.

>To research, development and innovation in the field of renewable energy.

Where can the Rooftop project be installed?

It can be installed in premises in the Residential, Government, Commercial, Industrial and other categories.

Who is an authorized entity?

Any company or body corporate, association or body of individuals, whether incorporated or unincorporated, or artificial body corporate shall be eligible to set up SPG, either for the purpose of own consumption and/or for the sale of electricity to a distribution license/third party notwithstanding , whether subject to the Renewable Energy Certificate (REC) mechanism in accordance with the Electricity Act, 2003, as amended from time to time.

What type of metering is used in a solar rooftop system?

As per Central Electricity Authority (Meter Installation and Operation) Amendments 2014 as amended from time to time. A two-way meter of the same accuracy class as the consumer's meter existing prior to SPG installation must be used or an ABT compliant meter shall be used for RPO and REC category duty.

What is the maximum limit for installing project capacity?

> Up to 50% of the consumer's penalty burden/contact demand.

How do I find information about solar subsidy and net metering process in Gujarat?

Solar Panel Subsidy in Gujarat-Today Job Updates

GEDA (Gujarat Energy Development Agency), one of the leading organizations and a pioneer in India, works in the field of renewable energy development and energy conservation.

Solar Panel Price List in Gujarat

Solar Panel Subsidy in Gujarat-Today Job Updates

Solar Panel Subsidy in Gujarat-Today Job Updates

Solar Panel Subsidy in Gujarat-Today Job Updates

General Terms and Conditions

1. Prices are inclusive of GST and shipping

2. Legal basis Fees for the network metering contract are borne by the client.

3. The project completion date will be within 90 days from the date of successful registration on the government portal.

4. The warranty for the entire system will be 5 years.

List of required documents

1. Copy of the last electricity bill

2. Copy of the latest municipal tax or index-2

3. Adhar Card Copy

4. Copy of Pan Card

5. Passport size Photo-3 Copy

6. Contact number

What is the whole process like?

To apply for a solar subsidy, you should follow these steps:

Step 1: Survey the site. A visit to the book engineer from here.

Step 2: Analysis of system capacity, costing and performance

Step 3: Purchase the solar system and install it

Step 4: Apply for Net Metering

Step 5: Get solar subsidies after 30 days of installing a solar panel on your roof

Solar Rooftop Yojana – Benefits of Gujarat

1. 30% subsidy on solar panel installation by Government of India

2. Up to Rs. 10,000/KW subsidy from Gujarat Govt

3. Reduced / Zero Electricity Bill: The solar electricity generated will be adjusted against the electricity provided by the DISCOM

Eligibility / Who can apply for a solar roof subsidy?

1. The solar system is installed in the premises of the service connection, either on the roof or on the ground.

2. The solar system is owned by the consumer.

3. The premises of the solar installation are owned by the DISCOM consumer or are legally owned by the consumer.

4. The solar cells and solar modules deployed in the solar roof system will be manufactured in India.  solar cells or modules of non-Indian origin are not eligible for subsidy under this scheme

5. Only new equipment and machinery are allowed to be installed and may not be moved anywhere.

Gujarat Solar Rooftop Yojana Application Form and How to Apply?

1. Application for subsidy and installation of rooftop solar PV system can only be submitted at selected GEDA dealers

2. These vendors have application forms and application can be made only with them

3. Click here to view the list of authorized solar agencies and find the list of GEDA Empaneled Vendors for the Solar Rooftop Project

4. NOTE: The official list of approved dealers is always available on GEDA's official website. Always make sure that only these vendors can provide government subsidies

5. Fill the form, provide other documents along with signatures

6. Returns the duly completed form to the supplier

7. Make sure you pay only the subsidized amount and not the full amount

8. For the maintenance of the solar device, the seller and the recipient must enter into an agreement R. 50 stamp paper

required document's for solar rooftop yojana of gujarat

1. Solar system commissioning report signed by seller, consignee and DISCOM official

2. Invoice/receipt of payment from the supplier for the setup of the rooftop solar system

3. Setting more than 10KW: CEI charging authorization certificate

4. Settings less than 10 kW: certificate of the head of the electrical installation or the contractor

5. Co-installation report stating the installation signed by the recipient and the authorized dealer

Frequently asked questions

1. What type of solar panels will you be installing?

> Polycrystalline solar panel, monocrystalline solar panel and bifacial solar panel

2. Which solar panel companies will you be installing here?

> Vikram, Waaree, Adani, Goldi, Loom Solar & Navitas

3. How much does a solar panel cost per watt?

> Polycrystalline Solar Panel - Rs. 14 to 16 per watt + 5% GST inclusive

> Monocrystalline Solar Panel - Rs. 17 to 21 per watt + 5% GST

> Bifacial Solar Panel - Rs. 22 to 25 per watt + 5% GST

4. Which solar inverter companies will you install here?

> Growwatt, Delta, ABB, Havells, PolyCab & Sofar

5. Who installs a complete solar power plant?

> Warranty, maintenance and performance

> EPC players

> Solar installers

6. Have you installed a solar power plant of this size?

> Photos/videos

You can find the detailed documents from here.

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