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What is the subsidy for solar pump in Maharashtra?
Maharashtra state government started a scheme to provide Solar Irrigation Pump to the state farmers to promote solar energy, Through this scheme government is providing 95\% subsidy to the farmers for setting up solar pumps in their field for irrigation purposes.
How can I apply for Kusum Yojna?
Step 1: First, the farmers have to visit the official website of Kusum Yojana. Step 2: Now, you can log in with the reference number on the homepage of the portal. Step 3: After you have logged in to the portal, you can fill out the online application form to take the Kusum solar pump.
What meter is mandatory in on grid solar power plant?
Meters used in Net metering: Some states may require only one meter that reads the ‘net’ energy consumed by the system owner. However, few other states may require two meters – one to measure solar energy generation and the second to measure the units consumed from the utility grid.
Which authorized body has issued new regulations for net metering in Maharashtra?
The Maharashtra Electricity Regulatory Commission (MERC)
The Maharashtra Electricity Regulatory Commission (MERC) has issued new regulations for net metering in the state. These regulations will come into force from the date of their publication in the Official Gazette.
Who can apply for PM Kusum Yojana?
You must have permanent citizenship in India. The applicant can apply for 2 MW capacity in proportion to his land or the capacity which is directed by the distribution corporation. You can apply for a solar power plant from 0.5 MW to 2 MW capacity. Your profession must be a farmer.
What is the solar project subsidy in Maharashtra?
The solar project subsidy in Maharashtra is managed by MEDA. Maharashtra’s installed solar energy capacity now accounts for more than 1800 MW and rooftop solar is near 230 MW. It has the fourth-highest installed rooftop solar power generation capacity across the country.
What is the potential of solar energy in Maharashtra?
Among the renewable sources of energy, solar energy has a huge potential for power generation in Maharashtra. There are 250-300 days of clear sun with an available average radiation of 4 to 6 kWh/sq.metre over a day.
How much does it cost to set up a solar farm?
However, this is what it would cost us to set up a solar farm in the United of America; Business incorporating fees in the United States of America will cost – $750. The budget for Liability insurance, permits and license will cost – $3,500.
What is driving the demand for new solar farms?
Demand for new solar farms has been backed primarily by government incentives, such as the Solar Investment Tax Credit (ITC), which encouraged private investment into solar technologies by offering tax credits.