FREQUENTLY ASKED QUESTIONS
No, it works only under sunlight. However, the same can be conserved using a battery and fed via solar inverter.
It works whenever there is Sunlight . In Winters, the production is lower due to low sunlight conditions
It means that the installed capacity is less. The installed capacity can be increased or some alternate energy mix (eg. Solar & Wind hybrid) can be employed
No, there is no requirement of any permission from Govt. for off-grid use. However, for on grid usage, permissions have to be sought from different agencies (Discoms, Municipality, etc)
No,Subsidy is only made available for complete solar setup via Ministry of New & Renewable Energy (MNRE) and not individual components.
Yes, it depends upon the capacity and design of the solar PV system.
Yes, we are in the business of setting of Solar Power Projects since 2011-12
The Solar Panels provided by Tier-1 Companies approved by MNRE (Ministry of New & Renewable Energy) have a power guarantee of 90% of installed capacity till 10 years from commissioning and 80% till 25 years from commissioning.
Yes, the Panels can be dissembled (and even replaced) any time as and when desired as per the convenience.
Roughly 1,300 sq feet of Shade free area is required for 10 kW and 13,000 sq feet for 100 kW
Any type of roof that is able to bear 10-20 kg/ sq metre PV weight.Also the roof should not lie in the shadow area of a high-rise building
Yes, Solar energy can be used in hilly areas.
Both Solar and Wind Power have enourmous potential in India. The decision to go for one of them or to use both as a hybrid mix depends on the consumption pattern of the end user. Limited capacity solar is easier to install in residential and commercial areas.
The Subsidy is provided under various schemes by the Central as well State Govt
- Accelerated Depreciation of 80% under Section 32 of the Income Tax Act, 1961
- Net Metering
- Renewable Energy Certificates
No, but to avail the subsidy on Rooftop Solar, one needs to install Indian Made solar modules only
Yes, upto 100% FDI is allowed in Solar Power Sector
In case our entity is working as a Trust or Society and registered under section 12A of Income Tax Act, 1961, whether the capital cost incurred on setting up of Roof Top Solar Power can be claimed as an amount utilised for the purpose of achieving the objectives of our Trust as per the provisions of Income Tax Act and can also claim Depreciation on it @ 80% as an Expense in our “Receipt and Payment A/c”?
Yes the capital cost can be claimed. The Depriciation can also be claimed but not as an expense in ” Receipt and Payment A/c “