Roof Top Solar Capacity in India

Roof Top Solar Capacity in India

The Government has set a target of installing 40 GW of grid connected rooftop solar capacity in the country by year 2022.

As per the Delhi Solar Policy, 2016 notified by Government of National Capital Territory of Delhi, target has been set for installation of 1 GW of solar power by year 2020 and 2 GW of solar power by year 2025 in Delhi.

Around Rs. 842 Crore has been released to various implementing agencies during the years FY 2017-18 and FY-2016-17 as financial support for installation of grid connected rooftop solar power plants.

So far, over 1095 MW capacity has been reported installed in the country.

SPIN is an online platform for expediting project approval, report submission and monitoring progress of implementation of RTS projects.

State-wise grid connected rooftop solar power plants capacity as on 16 July, 2018

S. No. State /UTs Installation (MW)
1 Andaman and Nicobar Islands 1.00
2 Andhra Pradesh 34.37
3 Arunachal Pradesh 4.12
4 Assam 2.52
5 Bihar 2.61
6 Chandigarh 24.14
7 Chhattisgarh 9.91
8 Dadra and Nagar Haveli 0.48
9 Daman and Diu 0.39
10 Goa 0.51
11 Gujarat 136.21
12 Haryana 76.95
13 Himachal Pradesh 3.82
14 Jammu and Kashmir 0.97
15 Jharkhand 9.30
16 Karnataka 104.82
17 Kerala 30.45
18 Lakshadweep 0.00
19 Madhya Pradesh 25.84
20 Maharashtra 145.09
21 Manipur 3.03
22 Meghalaya 0.08
23 Mizoram 0.10
24 Nagaland 0.00
25 NCT of Delhi 46.23
26 Orissa 4.33
27 Puducherry 1.69
28 Punjab 46.31
29 Rajasthan 78.94
30 Sikkim 0.01
31 Tamil Nadu 123.91
32 Telangana 42.41
33 Tripura 0.00
34 Uttar Pradesh 54.16
35 Uttarakhand 63.34
36 West Bengal 17.36
  Total 1095.41