India Adds 3.2 GW of Solar in 2020, a 56% Decline as COVID Takes a Toll

Mercom India | Feb 23, 2021 at 6:42 AM
  • India installed 3,239 MW of solar capacity in the calendar year (CY) 2020, a 56% decline.
  • The biggest hindrance to the growth of the rooftop solar market is the new net metering policy.
  • The adoption of renewable energy sources is moving in the right direction in the country, with renewable energy sources accounting for 78% of total installations in 2020, with solar representing 48% of new capacity additions and wind accounting for 17.4%.