15780 off-grid SPV Power Plants with total capacity of 13.25 MWp Sanctioned in 2012-13

The Ministry has sanctioned 15780 off-grid solar photovoltaic (SPV) power plants of total capacity of 13.25 MWp to be installed on individual houses in the country during 2012-13.

Under the Off-grid and Decentralized Solar Applications Scheme of Jawaharlal Nehru National Solar Mission the Ministry of New & Renewable Energy is providing a subsidy of 30% of the project cost limited to Rs. 72 per Wp for installation of standalone power plants having module capacity upto 1 kWp on the roof tops of individual houses in the country including rural areas.

This information was given by Minister for New & Renewable Energy, Dr. Farooq Abdullah in Lok Sabha on the 15th of March 2013.

Source: PIB

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