MNRE releases guidelines for PLI scheme to promote manufacturing of high efficiency solar modules

The Ministry of New and Renewable Energy (MNRE) has released guidelines for the production-linked incentive (PLI) scheme namely ‘National Programme on High Efficiency Solar PV Modules’.

According to the guidelines, the PLI scheme will be implemented by MNRE with Indian Renewable Energy Development Agency (IREDA) being the implementing agency. The beneficiaries will be selected through a transparent bidding process. Greenfield and brownfield solar PV module manufacturing units will be eligible for participation under the scheme. The union cabinet has approved an outlay of Rs 45 billion for a period of five year for the scheme.