India's Solar Capacity May Rival U.K.'s With 9 Gigawatts Seen Online By March

  • Capacity of almost 3.8 GW seen added in next two months
  • Government says solar capacity may rise to 21 GW by March 2017

Workers inspect a solar power microgrid, in the village of Dharnai in Jehanabad, Bihar, India. Modi’s campaign to generate 100 gigawatts of solar power by 2022 is elevating India into the ranks of the world’s top solar-power-producing nations.

Photographer: Prashanth Vishwanathan/Bloomberg

India’s installed solar capacity will probably cross the 9 gigawatt threshold by March, bringing the country closer to Prime Minister Narendra Modi’s ambitious renewable energy targets, according to a government website.

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