Guidelines on implementation of Phase – II of Grid Connected Rooftop Solar Programme for achieving 40 GW capacity from Rooftop Solar by the year 2022

The Ministry of New and Renewable Energy (MNRE) has issued operational guidelines for the implementation of the second phase of its grid-connected rooftop solar photovoltaic (PV) program. Overall, 22 GW of rooftop solar PV projects is to be set up under the second phase of this program. The target of the program is to install 38 GW of rooftop solar by 2022, of which 4 GW will be in the residential sector and 34 GW under other sectors such as governments, commercial, industrial, and educational. The program also aims to promote domestic manufacturing of solar cells and modules.