Solar Subsidy in India 2023

In all Probability, all your household/Industrial appliances run on the electricity that you get from the state electricity grid which can be unreliable and also a cause of environmental damage. wouldn't it be wonderful if you could have your own source of generating electricity from solar with the added bonus of reducing your carbon footprint? and now every state in India giving Solar Subsidy in India 2023

Solar Subsidy in India 2021


To save and resources for the future generation, the Indian government has started an electricity saving project called Solar Rooftop Power Plant. We all know everyone is not adopting solar energy it in the residential/commercial sector and its obvious reason is expensive. Therefore, Center government understood this problem and launched MNRE solar subsidy scheme of 40 % up to 3 KW Plus 20% for Remaining above 3 KW up to 10 kW for the Domestic sector. Besides, 70% subsidy in hill stations states like Himachal Pradesh, Uttarakhand, and Jammu & Kashmir, and 90% subsidy available for farmers on water pumping systems.

Who can get the subsidy on solar?

Type of sector Solar Subsidy
Residential sector ( up to 3 kW Capacity) Rs 14588 per kW
Residential sector (above 3 kW capacity
and up to 10 kW capacity)
Rs 14588 per kW up to 3kW and thereafter Rs 7294 per kW
up to 10 kW
Group Housing Societies/Residential
Welfare Associations (GHS/RWA) etc.
for common facilities up to 500 kW (@
10 kWp per house)
Rs 94822 fixed amount irrespective of system size(10 kW and Above)

The average cost of installation of a rooftop PV system without subsidy is around Rs 50000 - 60000 per kW. After leveraging the subsidy, people just have to pay Rs 45000 - 50000 per kW for installing a rooftop PV system. The objective of this solar scheme is to promote alternate green which is cost-effective almost 90% off over normal electricity served by the Electricity Department.

Solar System Capacity Applicable Subsidy
1kW Rs 14588
2kW Rs 29176
3kW Rs 43764
4kW Rs 51058
5kW Rs 58352
6kW Rs 65646
7kW Rs 72940
8kW Rs 80234
9kW Rs 87528
10kW Rs 94822



What are the documents required to apply for Solar Subsidy?

A soft copy of Identity Proof is to be uploaded Online on the solar rooftop Website.

  • Photo
  • Aadhaar Card
  • Ownership Proof
  • Electricity Bill


The benefit of a Grid-connected/On-Grid solar system?

  • Reduce your electricity bill by up to 90%.
  • Performance Warranty for more than 25 years.
  • The payback period is about 4-5 years.
  • No maintenance Only Cleaning of Solar Panel once in 10 Days.
  • Approximately costs Rs 45000- Rs 50000 per KWp.
  • An additional incentive of Rs.1.00 per unit on total solar power generated in electricity bills.
  • Feed Excess Solar power generated from solar panels to the grid through Net-Metering Facility.