Solar Energy Capacity under Pradhan Mantri Kisan Urja Suraksha evam Utthaan Mahabhiyan 

GOVERNMENT OF INDIA
MINISTRY OF NEW AND RENEWABLE ENERGY

LOK SABHA 

UNSTARRED QUESTION NO-3845
ANSWERED ON-18.03.2021

SOLAR ENERGY CAPACITY INSTALLED UNDER PM-KUSUM

Solar Energy Capacity
3845. SHRIMATI MEENAKASHI LEKHI

Will the Minister of NEW AND RENEWABLE ENERGY be pleased to state:

(a) the total capacity of solar energy installed during the last three years and the current year under Pradhan Mantri Kisan Urja Suraksha evam Utthaan Mahabhiyan (PM- KUSUM);

(b) the total number of beneficiaries under PMKUSUM and total amount of revenue generated by them; and

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(c) the extra capacity of solar energy expected to be installed after modification of PM- KUSUM in November 2020?

ANSWER
THE MINISTER OF STATE (I/C) FOR NEW & RENEWABLE ENERGY, POWER and MoS for SKILL DEVELOPMENT AND ENTREPRENEURSHIP

(SHRI R.K. SINGH)

(a)&(b) The Ministry of New and Renewable Energy is implementing the Pradhan Mantri Kisan Urja Suraksha evam Utthaan Mahabhiyan (PM-KUSUM) scheme since 8 March 2019. Till 28.2.2021 total 24,688 standalone solar pumps have been installed and 64 grid-connected agriculture pumps have been solarised under Component-B and Component-C of the scheme respectively. Installation of decentralised grid connected solar power plants of capacity 4859 MW sanctioned under Component-A of the scheme is at different stages of progress. Therefore, total number of beneficiaries for whom installations are completed under the scheme till 28.2.2021 is 24,752.

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Generation of revenue from sale of solar power is available under Component-A and Component-C. The projects under these components are either under installation or recently installed and revenue generated can be exactly assessed only on completion of one year of operation.

(c) With scale-up and expansion of PM-KUSUM Scheme, over 5 GW of extra solar capacity will be installed.

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