Solar power generation in India has increased substantially over the past few years. However, there was a decline in solar power generation rate quarter-over-quarter (QoQ) due to seasonal changes. This is similar to the trend last year.
According to the data released by the Central Electricity Authority (CEA), solar power generation in the third quarter (Q3) of calendar year (CY) 2018 spiked by 58 percent year-over-year (YoY) to 8,399 million units (MU) when compared to 5,324 MU generated by solar in Q3 CY 2017.
The solar installed capacity in the country at the end of Q3 CY 2018 was about 26 GW, a 53 percent increase compared to 17 GW of solar installed as of Q3 CY 2017. Read More
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