India: Solar Power - Programme Snapshot [Jun 2016]

Last Modified: Wed Aug 03 2016 22:47:34 GMT+0530 (India Standard Time)
  • 100 GW
    target of achieving solar capacity by 2022, set by Prime Minister Narendra Modi, up from 20 GW set by the earlier govt.
  • Rs. 6.5 trillion
    investment required over a period of 5 years to achieve the 100GW target.
  • 7,806 MW
    total commissioned capacity till 30 Jun 2016.
  • 12,000 MW
    target for FY 2016-17
  • 1,031 MW
    Installed capacity added to Solar Power: Apr 2016 - Jun 2016, 8.5% of fiscal 2017 [12,000 MW] target met.
  • 20,000 MW
    solar capacity in the pipeline as of Jul 2016.
  • 14,000 MW
    capacity already being installed.
  • INR 4.34 per kWh
    is the lowest tariff offered by Fortum Finnsurya Energy - the company quoted that tariff to bag mandate to set up a 70 MW solar plant under NTPC's Bhadla Solar Park.