Infographic: India Installed 1 MW of Solar Every Hour During the First Half of 2018

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 Prateek 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.