Benchmark Cost for “Grid Connected Rooftop and Small Solar Power Plants Programme” for the year 2017-18

Subject: Benchmark Cost for “Grid Connected Rooftop and Small Solar  Power Plants Programme” for the year 2017-18. 

In continuation of this Ministry’s sanction order number 5/23/2009-P&C (Pt. iii) dated 3rd November 2014 reg. additions/amendments in the above mentioned scheme, I am directed to convey the sanction of the President of India for inclusion of the revised Benchmark Cost with immediate effect :-

Type Category Benchmark Cost  (Rs /Wp)
Grid Connected Rooftop Solar PV System


upto10 kWp 70
>10- 100 kWp 65
>100- 500 kWp 60

The other terms & conditions will be applicable as per the guidelines and provisions mentioned in the administrative approval of Grid Connected Rooftop and Small Solar Power Plants Programme. The amendments made herein above shall come into force with immediate effect .

This issues with the approval of Hon’ble Minister (NRE)

(Nikhil Gakkhar)

Scientist B Phone 011-24360707,  Extn 1922

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Ritesh Pothan, is an accomplished speaker and visionary in the Solar Energy space in India. Ritesh is from an Engineering Background with a Master’s Degree in Technology and had spent more than a decade as the Infrastructure Head for a public limited company with the last 9 years dedicated to Solar and Renewable Energy. He also runs the 2 largest India focused renewable energy groups on LinkedIn - Solar - India and Renewables - India
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