Uttar Pradesh is one of the largest states in India, but with high solar radiation. The state government is considering setting up solar parks on government lands in different parts of the state. UP has the seventh-largest rooftop solar power generation capacity in India.
The state government has announced a subsidy of Rs 15,000 per kilowatt hour for the development of rooftop solar projects catering to residential consumers. The state government has set a target of 10,700 MW for solar power by 2022, including 4,300 MW from rooftop solar projects. UP’s total installed solar power capacity in February 2022 was 1,095 MW, of which solar rooftop capacity was 146 MW.
Steps to apply for subsidy in Uttar Pradesh
The launch of the National Portal for Rooftop Solar has simplified the processing and disbursement of solar panel subsidies across Uttar Pradesh and across India. The online process is not only more transparent and efficient but also empowers consumers to get subsidies easily. Simply log in to your account to submit your subsidy application and track its progress, submit all relevant documents, and receive the approved amount directly into your account.
Not sure if you are eligible for a subsidy on the cost of your 5kW solar panel system in Uttar Pradesh? Visit the online portal to know the eligibility criteria for buying solar components made in India, registered solar sellers in your area, and a list of approved models and manufacturers of BIS-compliant solar photovoltaic modules.