India hits 8.7GW of solar PV

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Source: Tata Solar

India’s cumulative solar PV capacity has reached 8,727.62MW as of 31 October, according to the latest figures from the Ministry of New and Renewable Energy (MNRE).

Tamil Nadu remains the strongest state for solar deployment, followed by Rajasthan and Gujarat.

  • Tamil Nadu 1555.41MW
  • Rajasthan 1301.15MW
  • Gujarat 1138.19MW
  • Andhra Pradesh 968.05MW
  • Telangana 963.79MW
  • Madhya Pradesh 811.38MW
  • Punjab 571.20MW

India first surpassed 8GW of solar PV in August, and recently crossed the 1GW milestone for rooftop solar last month. 

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