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Solar Rooftop Scheme: Now Get Free Electricity for 20 Years; Apply Now

M Kanika
M Kanika
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Rooftop Solar Panel

Fuel prices are rising continuously and the common man is facing the brunt of inflation. With the increase in the consumption of electricity, its price is also increasing. In such a situation, you can now install solar panels on your roof & get free electricity. Even the government is assisting in installing solar panels 

It must be noted that Solar Rooftop Subsidy Scheme is being run by the Government of India to promote solar energy in the country. With Solar Rooftop Scheme, the central government encourages the use of renewable energy in the country. Also, the central government is offering subsidies on solar rooftop installation to consumers.

By installing the solar panel on the roof of your house, you can reduce the cost of electricity by 30% to 50%. The solar rooftop will provide electricity for 25 years and the expenses will be paid in 5 to 6 years. After this, you will get the benefit of free electricity from solar for the next 19 to 20 years.

Installation of solar panels doesn’t require much space. 1 kilowatt of solar power requires 10 sq. meters of space. Subsidy of 40% is given by the central government on solar rooftop plants up to 3 KV & 0% subsidy up to 10 KV after three KV.

For Solar Rooftop Subsidy Scheme, you can contact the nearest office of Electricity Distribution Company. For more details, you can visit the official website

Apart from reducing pollution, solar panel also helps in saving money. By installing solar panels in group housing, the cost of electricity can be reduced by 30% to 50%. Under Solar Rooftop Subsidy Scheme, the central government is providing a subsidy of 20% for setting up solar rooftop plants up to 500 KV.

How to Apply Online for this Scheme?

  • First of all, you have to visit the official website via: https://solarrooftop.gov.in./ 

  • Now click on “Apply for Solar Roofing” on the home page.

  • On the next page, choose your state, now you will see Solar Roof Application on your phone screen.

  • Now fill in all the required details & click on submit.

  • For Solar Rooftop Subsidy Scheme, you can get the information on toll-free number: 1800-180-3333

  • Apart from this, a state-wise list of impaneled certifying agencies for the solar rooftop installation can also be seen on its official website.

  • It may be noted that the solar rooftop subsidy scheme is being run by the Ministry of Renewable & renewable Energy, Government of India. 

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