MNRE issues clarification on rooftop solar programme

The MNRE has issued a clarification for the Grid-Connected Rooftop Solar [RTS] Programme Phase II. For group housing societies (GHSs) or residents’ welfare associations (RWAs), the central financial assistance (CFA) will be limited to 20 per cent for RTS plants for the supply of power to common facilities. However, the capacity eligible for the CFA for GHSs/RWAs will be limited to 10 kW per house with maximum total capacity up to 500 kWp, inclusive of RTS in individual houses in the GHS/RWA.