Rajasthan become the First 10 GW Solar State of India
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According to Mercom's India Solar Project Tracker, Rajasthan has become the first state in the country to cross 10 GW of cumulative solar installations on a massive scale.
The total installed power capacity of Rajasthan is 32.5 GW.
Renewable energy contributes 55% of the electricity capacity to the total installed power capacity of Rajasthan. While thermal energy contributes 43%, and nuclear power contributes the remaining 2%.
Solar is the major source in Rajasthan, accounting for about 36% of the electricity capacity mix and 64% of renewable energy.
Rajasthan's Solar Energy Policy 2019, aims to achieve the target of 30 GW of solar power by the financial year 2024-25.
As of December 2021, India's cumulative solar installed capacity is 55GW. Within 55GW, grid-connected utility-scale projects contribute 77%.
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