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A Detailed Guide On How To Apply For Solar Subsidy In Rajasthan

In recent years, there has been an exponential increase in the requirement for energy with the increase in industrial development. Equally, this rise in energy demand has caused the depletion of conventional energy sources like coal, petrol, diesel, and other fossil fuels.

One of the most important renewable energy sources is solar energy, and it is now crucial to utilize it as much as possible. Installing solar panels not only brings substantial long-term monetary benefits but also reduces the dependency on the grid.

And providing a solar subsidy in Rajasthan is an effort by the state government aiming towards clean and green energy production for every segment of society.

There are specific application procedures that you need to know while applying for solar subsidy in Rajasthan.

This post intends to make you understand the eligibility criteria, the application procedure, the impacts and benefits of going solar, and more. Dive in!

An Overview Of Solar Subsidy In Rajasthan

The Rajasthan government is providing a subsidy of 40% on L1 rates per KW for systems up to 3 KW.

For installations over 3kW to 10 kW, you will get a 40% subsidy on L1 rates per KW for the first 3KW and a 20% subsidy on L1 rates per KW for the rest capacity.

  • For homeowners, the subsidy is capped at 10 KW
  • For housing societies, the subsidy is capped at 500 KW
  • A subsidy is not available for commercial purposes 

Solar subsidy in Rajasthan Application Process

The application process for solar subsidy in Rajasthan is listed below.

  1. Find the JVVNL website and open it
  2. You will find the list of empanelled vendors
  3. Choose SolarSquare from that list
  4. Once you choose SolarSquare, discuss project details with the experts from the company.
  5. A technical officer of JVVNL will inspect your house to ensure technical feasibility.
  6. If the officers find the site feasible, an NOC will be issued
  7. Make the payment to Solarsquare’s team and they will start the installation process
  8. After installation comes net metering
  9. After the commissioning of the net meter, SolarSquare will revive the subsidy

How To Apply For Net Metering?

  1. Pay the net metering fee online 
  2. The sub-division officer (SDO) will acknowledge the same
  3. A technical team will visit the site for an inspection
  4. After the visit, you have to sign a net metering agreement with JVVNL
  5. SolarSquare will finally provide you with a safety certificate
  6. Upon final installation, you will receive the work completion report
  7. Submit the work completion report to the electricity department

The Future of Solar Subsidy In Rajasthan

Undoubtedly, installing solar is worth it, but the state-run solar subsidy programme takes too long and is very complicated.

Which is why a new DBT subsidy program has been launched. It’s a nationwide program. DBT stands for Direct Benefit Transfer.

Under this programme, the customers will get a subsidy amount directly in their bank accounts without delay within 30 days of the commissioning of the net meter.

Also, the rate of subsidy is fixed for the entire country in DBT. Due to the many benefits and the simple nature of this program, it’s expected that DBT will overtake the state subsidy programs.

DBT Subsidy Rate Card:

Plant CapacityApplicable Subsidy
Up to 3kW₹14,588/- per kW
Above 3kW and up to 10kW₹14,588/kW for the first 3kW; thereafter, ₹7294/kW
Above 10kW₹94,822 fixed

How to apply for a subsidy under the DBT scheme?

  • There is a National Portal for Rooftop Solar
  • Open the portal and download Sandes app
  • Register on the app
  • File an application for rooftop solar system installation.
  • Once you submit the application, the Discom will overview the application
  • You will receive NOC if the discom finds that your house is suitable for solar installation.
  • After you receive the NOC, pick SolarSquare, discuss the project, sign an agreement, make the payment, and installation will begin.
  • After installation, you will get a work completion report
  • Based on the work completion report, you will have to apply for net metering
  • SolarSquare will help you in the matter and offer a commissioning certificate.
  • Finally, your net meter will be installed and you will get the subsidy in your bank account within 30 days.

Do not forget to submit:

The fund handling agency will require these details to transfer the subsidy into your bank account.

Solar Installation cost in Rajasthan

Now that you know what the solar subsidy in Rajasthan is and the two policies, you must also know the overall installation cost. Here’s a table. Have a look:

Installed capacityInstallation cost
1 kW45k to 70k
2 kW90k to 140k
3 kW135k to 210k
4 kW180k to 280k
5 kW225k to 350k

Conclusion:

The solar subsidy in Rajasthan is the government’s unique approach to promoting the use of solar power. Installing solar not only reduces electricity bills by 90%, but it also reduces pollution.

This financial aid is available to homeowners and housing societies. You must benefit from it too.

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Uneeb Khan
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