[Subsidy] National Portal Rooftop Solar:Online Application

Solar Rooftop application;solar rooftop online application;The government on Thursday asked consumers not to pay any additional charge for solar installations as the ‘Rooftop Solar Programme‘ has been extended till March 31, 2026. The programme has been extended till 31.03.2026 and therefore, subsidy under the programme will be available until the target under the programme is achieved, Ministry of New and Renewable Energy (MNRE) said in a statement.

“All residential consumers are hereby advised not to pay any additional charges to any vendor on account of fee for application on the National Portal or any additional charges for net-metering/testing which are not prescribed by the respective distribution company

National Portal Rooftop Solar

The success of decentralized solar power generation largely depends on the public policy. On the same lines, Prime Minister Narendra Modi has launched a National Portal for Rooftop Solar, which will enable online tracking of the process of installation of rooftop solar plants for individual customers or households. The portal will keep a track of entire process beginning from registering the applications to release of subsidy in residential consumers’ bank account after installation and inspection of the plant.

The Programme will benefit more than 10 lakh households. Promised for some time now, a single window portal of this type is much needed in the solar rooftop space where customers have faced multiple hurdles to fulfil their dreams of harnessing solar power.

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Solar Rooftop application

The subsidy under National Portal has been fixed at Rs 14,588 per kW (for capacity up to 3 kW) for the entire country and residential consumers have to install rooftop solar plant from any one of the vendors registered by the respective distribution company of their locality,” the ministry said.

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National Portal for Rooftop Solar Subsidy

On the National Portal, any consumer willing to install rooftop solar from any part of the country can apply and track complete process starting from registration to release of subsidy directly into his bank account. The subsidy under National Portal has been fixed at Rs. 14,588/- per kW (for capacity upto 3 kW) for the entire country and residential consumers have to install rooftop solar plant from any one of the vendors registered by the respective distribution company of their locality. The list of registered vendors is also available on the National Portal. To safeguard the interest of consumers, format of agreement to be signed between the vendor and the consumers has been given on National Portal.

The terms of agreement can be mutually agreed. The vendor has to provide maintenance services to the consumer for at least 5 years and in case of any default the respective distribution company can encash the performance bank guarantee of the vendor. There is no fee for application on the National Portal and also the charges for net-metering have been prescribed by the respective distribution companies. Further, no charges to be paid to any vendor or distribution company for receiving subsidy and subsidy will be credited directly into the bank account of the beneficiary by the Ministry.

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Solar Rooftop online application

In case such charges are demanded by any vendor/agency/person, the same may be intimated to the respective distribution company and to this Ministry at email For information pertaining to National Portal please visit

How do I register for National Portal for rooftop solar?

Download Sandes App & Register in the portal with the following. …
Login with Consumer Number & Mobile Number. …
Wait for the feasibility approval from DISCOM. …
Once installation is over , submit the plant details and apply for net meter.

What is rooftop solar scheme by Govt of India?

Under this scheme, government has fixed aim of attaining 1 Lakh mega watt of solar energy by the year of , among those 40 thousand mega watt are to be gained under the shelf of Rooftop solar power plants.

Is there a government scheme for free solar panels?

The only government grant that is currently subsidising the cost of solar panels is ECO4. ‘ECO4 is the latest phase of the Government’s Energy Company Obligation scheme that’s designed to help low-income families to save energy, make homes warmer and reduce carbon emissions’, explains Nathan, Rated People.

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