HP govt. announces a subsidy of 10 per cent on rooftop solar power installations

The Himachal Pradesh government on Saturday announced a subsidy of 10 per cent or Rs 4,000 per KW, whichever is less, to all domestic consumers, institutions and those in the social sectors for installation of rooftop solar power on their buildings.

This subsidy would be additional to the subsidy given by the Central government, a government spokesperson told IANS.

The subsidy amount would be deposited directly to the bank account of the consumer through state-run Himachal Pradesh Energy Development Authority or HIMURJA.