Pattern of Central Financial Assistance CFA) for 2005-06

1. Water Pumping Windmills (Wind Pumps)

a) The MNRE will meet up to 50% of the ex-works cost of water pumping windmills, except for unelectrified inlands for which up to 90% of the e-works cost, subject to the following upper ceiling for each approved design of the windmill (wind pump):

Type of windmill Maximum Amount of MNRE Share  
General Area Island
1) Direct drive gear-less windmills such as modified 12PU 500 and similar other Windmills Rs. 20,000/- Rs. 30,000/-
2) Gear type windmill Rs. 30,000/- Rs. 50,000/-
3) AV55 Auroville type windmill Rs. 45,000/- Rs. 80,000/-

b) The Ministry will determine the CFA for other designs of water pumping windmills at the time of evaluation of the performance of the new model / design.

c) The MNRE will provide service charges of 2,500 per windmill (windpump) to the state agency.

2. Aerogenerator /Wind-Solar Hybrid Systems

a) The MNRE will provide financial support as per the details given below. However, the CFA for installation of the systems will be restricted to that available for a maximum capacity of 5KW for aerogeneratos and 10KW for hybrid systems.

Sl. No. Application Maximum Amount of MNRE Support
1. Community Use, and Direct use by Central/State Govt. Defence, para military etc. 75% of ex-works cost subject to a maximum of Rs. 2.00 lakhs per KW; Incase of islands 90% of ex-work cost subject to a maximum of Rs. 2.40 lakhs per KW
2. Individuals, Industrial users, R&D and academic institutions. 50% of ex-works cost subject to a maximum of Rs. 1.25 lakhs per kW.

b) The remaining cost of the system and all other expenditure related to packing & forwarding, transportation, installation and commissioning of the system will; be met by the state nodal agency and /or users of the system In case of community use, in addition to the state agency share, the beneficiaries will also meet a part of the cost of the system through initial deposits and / or monthly payments, to ensure beneficiaries stake in the systems.

3. Reimbursement of CFA for feasibility report for Aerogenrator / Wind-Solar Hybrid Systems above 1KW capacity

On approval of the project proposal, MNRE will reimburse an amount of Rs. 10,000/- towards preparation of feasibility report to the state nodal agency / user agency for each eligible approved project proposal, along with the first installment.

4. CFA for field performance report of newly introduced designs of Aerogenerator / Wind-Solar Hybrid Systems.

The MNRE will release an amount of Rs. 15,000/- to the agency / organization directly responsible for the collection of field performance date and submission of quarter / final reports to MNRE for eligible systems, on submission of the performance report.