Indian rooftop solar nearly doubles in a year

India reached 1,396MW of rooftop solar deployment at the end of March, with nearly half (678MW) of this installed just in the fiscal year 2016-17, according to the latest ‘India Solar Rooftop Map’ from Bridge to India.

India added 5.5GW solar in FY2016/17

India added 5,526MW of solar PV capacity in the fiscal year 2016/17, up 83% on the previous year, according to new figures from the Ministry of New and Renewable Energy (MNRE).