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

A visual representation of solar power’s rise in India

September 25, 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.