Solar energy is a fast growing industry in India as part of the
renewable energy in India.
By the end of 2015 one million solar lanterns were sold in the country, reducing the need for kerosene.
That year, 1,18,700 solar home lighting systems were installed and.....
46,655 solar street lighting installations were provided under a national programme in India.
The country's solar installed capacity was 53.997 GW as of 31 March 2022.
The Indian Government had an initial target of 20 GW capacity for2022, which was achieved four years ahead of schedule.
In 2015 the target was raised to 100 GW of solar capacity (including 40 GW from rooftop solar) by 2022.
India has established nearly 42 solar parks to make land available to the promoters of solar plants.
According to the Ministry of New and Renewable Energy, another 36.03
GW (as of January 31, 2021) solar....
projects are in various stages of implementation and 23.87 GW are in
the tendering process.
Rooftop solar power accounts for 2.1 GW, of which 70% is industrial or commercial.