ALMM To Enlist BIS Compliant Models and Manufacturers of Solar Modules


Ministry of New and Renewable Energy (MNRE) enlists eligible models and manufacturers of solar modules complying with the BIS Standards in a list called the “Approved List of Models and Manufacturers” (ALMM).


In his written reply in Rajya Sabha, Shri R.K. Singh, Union Minister for Power and New and Renewable Energy, informed that only the models and manufacturers included in this list are eligible for use in Government Projects/ Government assisted Projects/ Projects under Government Schemes & Programmes/ Open Access / Net-Metering Projects, installed in the country, including Projects set up for sale of electricity to Government under the Guidelines issued by Central Government under section 63 of Electricity Act, 2003 and amendment thereof.

The word “Government” includes Central Government, State Governments, Central Public Sector Enterprises, State Public Sector Enterprises and, Central and State Organisations/ Autonomous bodies.”


For Open Access / Net-Metering Projects, mandatory use of ALMM listed solar modules is applicable on such renewable energy projects which apply for open access or net-metering facility, on or after 1st October, 2022.


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