Solar power in India - Installed Capacity & Generation

4MW Solar Power field in in Vellakoil, Tamil Nadu

Installed solar Power as on March 2017

Year Cumulative Capacity (in MW)
2010
161
2011
461
2012
1,205
2013
2,319
2014
2,632
2015
3,744
2016
6,763
2017
12,289

Solar power in India - Installed Capacity State wise

State MW as of
31-Mar-2015
MW as of
31-Mar-2016
MW as of
31-Jan-2017
MW as of
31-Mar-2017
Rajasthan 942.10 1,269.93 1,317.64 1,812.93
Punjab 185.27 405.06 592.35 793.06
Uttar Pradesh 71.26 143.50 269.26 336.74
Uttarakhand 5.00 41.15 45.10 233.5
Haryana 12.80 15.39 73.27
Delhi 5.47 14.28 38.78
Jammu and Kashmir 0.00 1.00 1.00
Chandigarh 4.50 6.81 16.20
Himachal Pradesh 0.00 0.20 0.33
Northern Region 2,353.93
Gujarat 1,000.05 1,119.17 1,159.76 1,249.37
Maharashtra 360.75 385.76 430.46
Chhattisgarh 7.60 93.58 135.19
Madhya Pradesh 558.58 776.37 850.35
D&N 0.00 0.00 0.60
Goa 0.00 0.00 0.05
Daman & Diu 0.00 4.00 4.00
Western Region 2,580.37
Tamil Nadu 142.58 1,061.82 1,590.97 1,691.83
Andhra Pradesh 137.85 572.97 979.65 1,867.23
Telangana 167.05 527.84 1,073.41 1,286.98
Kerala 0.03 13.05 15.86
Karnataka 77.22 145.46 341.93 1,027.84
Puducherry 0.20 0.20 0.03
Southern Region 4,001.85
Bihar 0.00 5.10 95.91
Odisha 31.76 66.92 77.64
Jharkhand 16.00 16.19 17.51
West Bengal 7.21 7.77 23.07
Sikkim 0.00 0.00 0.01
Eastern Region 214.14
Assam 0.00 0.00 11.18
Tripura 5.00 5.00 5.02
Arunachal Pradesh 0.03 0.27 0.27
Mizoram 0.00 0.00 0.01
Manipur 0.00 0.00 0.10
Meghalya 0.00 0.00 0.01
Nagaland 0.00 0.00 0.50
North Eastern Region 17.09
Andaman & Nicobar 5.10 5.10 5.40
Lakshadweep 0.75 0.75 0.75
Others 0.00 58.31 61.70
Islands and others 67.85
Total 3,743.97 6,762.85 9,235.24 12,288.83

Solar Energy Generation in India

Annual solar-power generation
Year Solar power generation (billion kwh)
2013-14
3.35
2014-15
4.60
2015-16
7.45
2016-17
12.09

Total Solar Energy Generation in India during the year 2016-17 was 12,086.5 GWh



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