Programmes & Schemes

Development of Solar Parks and Ultra Mega Solar Power Projects

The scheme envisages supporting the States/UTs in setting up solar parks at various locations in the country with a view to creating the required infrastructure for setting up solar power projects. The solar parks provide suitable developed land with all clearances, transmission systems, water access, road connectivity, communication network, etc. The scheme facilitates and speeds up the installation of grid-connected solar power projects for electricity generation on a large scale.

Programme Type: Societal Development

Ministry / Department: Ministry of New and Renewable Energy (MNRE), Govt of India

Focused Area: Energy Sciences, Physical Sciences, Earth, Atmosphere & Environment Sciences

Target Audience: States and Union Territories

Funding Agency: Ministry of New and Renewable Energy (MNRE), Govt of India

Eligibility: All the States and Union Territories are eligible can apply

Purpose: Infrastructure

Fellowship / Financial Assistance: Upto Rs. 25 lakh per solar park for preparation of Detailed Project Report (DPR) and CFA of up to Rs. 20.00 lakh per MW or 30% of the project cost, including Grid-connectivity cost, whichever is lower

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