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Web Exclusive | May 2013

Centre provides subsidy to states to for solar streetlights

The Union government does not directly provide solar streetlights to the states. However, the Union government is providing a subsidy of 30 per cent of the project cost subject to a maximum of Rs 81 per watt peak for installation of solar streetlights in the General Category States in the country, said the Union Minister of New and Renewable Energy Farooq Abdullah in Lok Sabha recently. In the Special Category States viz. North-Eastern States, Himachal Pradesh, Jammu & Kashmir, Sikkim and Uttarakhand, subsidy of 90 per cent of the project cost subject to a maximum of Rs 243 per watt peak can be accessed by Central and State government ministries, departments and their organisations, State Nodal Agencies and local bodies for installation of solar street lights. During 20011-12, the government released to States Renewable Energy Development Agencies an amount of Rs 18.33 crore for installation of 71,997 solar streetlights in Andhra Pradesh, Assam, Himachal Pradesh, Kerala, Madhya Pradesh, Maharashtra, Manipur, Punjab, Rajasthan, Tamil Nadu and Uttar Pradesh.

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