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Ministry of New and Renewable Energy 03-December, 2007 13:51 IST
Scheme for Expansion of Renewable Energy

RAJYA  SABHA

            The Government has been providing several concessions in the form of fiscal and financial incentives to encourage the use of renewable energy sources. These include capital/interest subsidy, accelerated depreciation, nil/concessional excise and customs duties. Further, as applicable to all new infrastructure projects, profits earned from sale of renewable power are exempt from Income Tax for any 10 years out of the first 15 years of project’s operation. This apart, preferential tariff for grid interactive renewable power is being given in most potential States. Details of the Central Financial Assistance provided under various renewable energy schemes/ programmes are given in Annexure.

Annexure.

CENTRAL FINANCIAL ASSISTANCE PROVIDED UNDER VARIOUS RENEWABLE ENERGY SCHEMES / PROGRAMMES

A.      OFF-GRID RENEWABLE ENERGY PROGRAMMES:

B.     

S. No.

Scheme/ Programme

Central Financial Assistance provided

1.

Remote Village Electrification:

Electricity generation/ lighting systems for households in remote unelectrified census villages/ hamlets

90% of the cost of electricity generation systems subject to a pre-specified maximum amount for each technology and an overall ceiling of Rs.18,000 per household.

100% cost of a single light SPV home lighting system for BPL households.

2.

Family Type Biogas Plants

NE Region States including Sikkim (except plain areas of Assam)

Plain areas of Assam

J&K, Himachal Pradesh, Uttaranchal (excluding terai region), Nilgiris of Tamil Nadu, Sadar Kursoong and Kalimkpong sub-divisions of Darjeeling, Sunderbans, A&N Islands

Scheduled Caste, Scheduled Tribe desert districts, small and marginal farmers, landless labourers, terai region of Uttaranchal, Western Ghats and other notified hilly areas.

All Others

Rs.11,700 per plant

Rs.9,000 per plant

 

Rs.4,500 per plant (limited to Rs.3,500 for 1cubic meter fixed dome type plant)

Rs.3,500 per plant (limited to Rs. 2,800 for 1 cubic meter fixed dome type plant)

Rs.2,700 per plant (limited to Rs. 2,100 for 1 cubic meter fixed dome type plant)

3.

Biomass Gasifiers for Rural Areas

Rs.1.50 lakh/100 kWe - for thermal and electro-mechanical applications (with dual fuel engine)

Rs.15.00 lakh/100 kWe - for power generation upto 1MW (with 100% producer gas engine)

20% higher subsidy for Special Category States & Islands


S. No.

Scheme/ Programme

Central Financial Assistance provided

4.

Biomass Gasifiers for Industrial Applications

Rs.2.00 lakh/300 kWe for thermal applications

Rs.2.50 lakh/100 kWe with dual fuel engine

Rs.10.00 lakh/100 kWe with 100% producer gas engine

Rs.15.00 lakh/100 kWe with 100% producer gas engine in institutions

5.

Industrial Waste-to-Energy Plants

Rs.50.00 lakh to Rs.1.00 crore/ MWe, depending on technology.

(20% higher subsidy for Special Category States)

6.

Solar Photovoltaic (SPV) Systems

SPV lanterns

SPV home lighting systems.

SPV street lighting systems

SPV standalone power plant of  capacity  > 1 kWp

SPV standalone power plant of capacity  > 10 kWp

Rs.2,400 for NE and special areas; nil for other.

100% cost of one SPV lantern for school going girl child of BPL family during entire period of school study

Rs.4500 to 8,660 for NE and special areas, and

Rs.2500 to 4,800 for general areas, as per model

Rs.17,300 for NE and special areas

Rs.9,600 for general areas

Rs.2,25,000/kWp for NE and special areas

Rs.1,25,000/kWp for general areas

Rs.2,70,000/kWp  for NE and special areas

Rs.1,50,000/kWp for general areas

7.

SPV Water Pumping Systems

Rs.30/Wp of SPV array used, subject to a maximum of Rs.50,000 per system.

8.

Small Aero-Generators and Hybrid Systems

90% of ex-works cost or Rs.2.40 lakh/kW, whichever is less, in unelectrified islands

75% of ex-works cost or Rs.2.00 lakh/kW, whichever is less, in other areas, for government/ community use.

50% of ex-works cost or Rs.1.25 lakh/kW, whichever is less, for all other users.

9.

Solar Thermal Systems/ Devices

Box type cookers:

Incentive to SNA:

- Rs.200 per cooker of ISI brand

- Rs.100 per cooker of non-ISI brand

-Up to Rs.1.50lakh for publicity/workshops tc.

- Support to manufacturers: reimbursement of  50% fees for obtaining BIS approval.



S. No.

Scheme/ Programme

Central Financial Assistance provided

10.

Solar Thermal Systems/ Devices

(Continued)

Solar Water Heating systems:  

- Subsidized Loan @ 2% to domestic users, 3% to institutions and 5% to community users plus Rs.100/square meter of collector area as incentive to motivator.

-Capital subsidy @ Rs. 825/1100 per sq.m. to commercial establishments/ institutions.

Solar Air Heating/ Steam Generating Systems:

Capital subsidy @ 35-50% of the cost subject to certain ceilings.

Dish / community type solar cookers:

30% of cost limited to Rs.1,500 for Dish type cookers and Rs.15,000 for  Scheffler/ Community type cooker.

11.

Solar Photovoltaic (SPV) applications in Urban Areas:
 

SPV streetlight control systems

SPV street/public garden lights         

 (74/75 Wp modules)

SPV illuminated  hoardings

(with maximum 1kWp SPV module)

SPV road studs

SPV blinkers

(minimum 37 Wp module)

SPV traffic signals

 (minimum  500 Wp module)

SPV power packs

(maximum 1 kWp module)

25% of cost subject to a max. of Rs. 5000/-

50% of cost subject to a max. of Rs.10,000/- &  Rs.12,000/- for 11 W and 18 W CFL respectively

50% cost subject to a max. of Rs.15,000/100 Wp module

50% of cost subject to a maximum Rs. 1000/-

50% of cost subject to a maximum Rs. 7,500/-

50% of cost subject to a maximum Rs.2.5 lakh

50% of cost subject to a maximum Rs. 1.00 lakh per kWp

12.

Akshay Urja Shops

Subsidized loan @7% upto Rs.10 lakh and performance based grant & incentive up to Rs.10,000 per month.

B.     GRID-INTERACTIVE RENEWABLE POWER PROGRAMMES:

S. No.

Projects Category

Central Financial Assistance provided

Special Category States

(NE Region, Sikkim, J&K, HP and Uttaranchal)

Other States

1

Small Hydro Power Projects

Rs.2.25 crore X

(C)^0.646

Rs.1.50 crore X

(C)^0.646

2

Biomass PowerPprojects

Rs.25 lakh X

(C)^0.646

Rs.20 lakh X                               (C)^0.646

3

Bagasse Co-generation

Projects by private sector

40 bar & above

Rs.18 lakh X

(C)^0.646

Rs.15 lakh X                               (C)^0.646

4

Bagasse Co-generation Projects  (by cooperative/ public/joint sector)

40 bar & above

60 bar & above

80 bar & above

Rs.40 lakh/MW

Rs.50 lakh/MW

Rs.60 lakh/MW

Limited to Rs.8 crore/project

Rs.40 lakh/MW

Rs.50 lakh/MW

Rs.60 lakh/MW

Limited to Rs.8 crore/project

5

Biomass Power using Advanced Technologies

Rs.1.2 crore X

(C)^0.646

Rs.1.0 crore X

 (C)^0.646

6

Wind Power projects

Rs.3.00 crore X

(C)^0.646

Rs.2.50 crore X                         (C)^0.646

     C:  Capacity of the project in MW;       ^: raised to the power

*    For new sugar mills (which are yet to start production and sugar mills employing backpressure route/seasonal/incidental cogeneration) subsidies shall be one-half of the level mentioned above.

This information was given by the Minister of State in the Ministry of New and Renewable Sources, , Sh  Vilas Muttemwar in a written reply to a question  in the Rajya   Sabha today.

KP


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