Frequently Asked Questions
Central financial assistance (or subsidy) is available only for residential sector grid connected solar rooftop projects only. For other sectors e.g. Govt., institutional, social, commercial, industrial etc. CFA is not available. Central Financial Assistance can be availed through state DISCOMS or directly from National Portal for5 Solar Rooftop where the process for installation of rooftop solar plants, starting from registering the applications to release of subsidy in residential consumers’ (beneficiaries’) bank account after installation and inspection of plant, can be tracked online at the national portal.
Note: The CFA/subsidy will be available only for applications registered till 31.12.2022 in the National Portal and will be released after clearance by inspecting authority (DISCOM) on successful commissioning and installation of metering system as per specified procedure. The CFA/subsidy will not be applicable with retrospective effect.
Calculation of CFA/subsidy: The CFA/subsidy would be calculated on the basis of total solar module capacity/solar inverter capacity/capacity approved by DISCOM, whichever is lower.
For calculation of CFA, the PV plant capacity will be inverter capacity or the PV module capacity, whichever is lower. For availing CFA, the PV module and cell shall be manufactured in India only.
(lowest of total solar module capacity or solar inverter capacity/ capacity approved by DISCOM)
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