India has crossed 25 GW in terms of total installed solar capacity, inching its way closer to the 2022 target of 100 GW.
In the first half of 2018, about 5 GW of solar capacity was installed across the country including both large-scale and rooftop solar.
According to Mercom India Research approximately 1 MW of solar PV capacity was installed every hour in India in the first half of 2018.
For the second year in a row solar is the leading new power source added in India.
Saumy is a senior staff reporter with MercomIndia.com covering business and energy news since 2016. Prior to Mercom, Saumy was a copy editor at Thomson Reuters. Saumy earned his Bachelors Degree in Journalism & Mass Communication from the Manipal Institute of Communication at Manipal University. More articles from Saumy Prateek.