solar subsidies in India

MNRE Hikes Rooftop Solar Subsidy For Residential Category in Hilly, NE States

In an order communicated via an Office memorandum on January 27, the Ministry of New and Renewable Energy (MNRE) has hiked the Central Financial Assistance (CFA) for installation of Rooftop Solar (RTS) in the residential sector across India. The Programme is being implemented by DISCOMs/State Implementing Agencies. Responding to what it termed representations received from […]

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Solar Subsidies. Is It Time To End Them?

Solar subsidies, like every other subsidy before them, had a noble purpose. To encourage, and enable the adoption of solar power, a cleaner power. It also joined a relatively select group of subsidies, by being open to almost every category of consumers for a while, before being restricted lately to the rooftop solar category. However, […]

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