from the Government of India
Subsidy on lighting systems: MNES provides subsidy for lighting systems
based on PV. For the year 2003-04 the following subsidy structure is available.
Subsidy for SPV based lighting systems
Subsidy and other facilities available under the MNES National
program for different SPV devices is as follows:
No capital subsidy available but Soft
loan facility at the rate of 5% up
85% of the cost of the product can be availed from banks.
Solar Home Lighting System:
According to the panel capacity, different subsidies are
available for home lighting system as follows:
subsidy up to Rs. 1.8 lakhs per kilowatt peak of power developed by an
given for solar photovoltaic power plants.
The power plant should have a minimum capacity of 1 kW and
maximum of 100 kW.
Solar Street Lighting system:
is a stand-alone independent lighting system.
The cost of this system is about Rs. 28,000/- for which a
subsidy of Rs. 11,000/- per system is available if installed in a
cluster of 5 solar streetlights.
“KREDL operates the disbursement of subsidy in market
mode thus stream lining and eliminating malpractices”.
Eligible categories of Beneficiaries
for Central Subsidy