Indian developer Azure Power has won 11.2MW and 600kW rooftop solar power projects in bids conducted by Madhya Pradesh Urja Vikas Nigam Limited (MPUVNL) and Indraprastha Power Generation Company Ltd (IPGCL) respectively.
Major Indian solar developer Azure Power has won a 1.3MW rooftop solar project from an NTPC subsidiary to provide power for 25 years to both Government of India and Ministry of Health and Family Welfare facilities in the states and union territories of Delhi, Puducherry, Uttar Pradesh, West Bengal and Assam.
Indian rooftop solar tariffs are expected to reach an all-time low under Solar Energy Corporation of India’s (SECI’s) latest 1GW rooftop tender, according to forecasts from consultancy firm Bridge to India.
The rooftop solar market in India has grown at a CAGR of 98% in the last four years. As of 30 September 2016, total installed capacity stands at 1,020MW. Bridge to India's Jyoti Gulia looks at both the causes and the path ahead.