India’s total utility scale solar capacity reached to 16.2 GW in September 2017. The enormous growth is demonstrated by the fact, that 84 % of the installations were added in the last 4 quarters, in total 7.5 GW. Additionally, 10 GW of solar capacity have been allocated to developers, According to Bridge to India’s India Solar map 2017 September edition.
Southern states have emerged as top performers with a 57% share in the added capacity. Among them, Telangana has surpassed Rajasthan, Andhra Pradesh and Tamil Nadu, to become India’s top state for Solar deployment. Also 62% of pipeline projects are concentrated in Tamil Nadu, Andhra Pradesh and Karnataka.
Graphics: Bridge to India
“It is a curious time for solar sector in India”, sais Vinay Rustagi, Managing Director of Bridge to India. “We are coming off a period of exceptional growth of 80% over last 3 years.” The tariffs have fallen to a low …