Govt sets target for installation of Solar projects of 40,000 MW by 2022

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The government has set a target for the installation of Rooftop Solar projects of forty thousand MegaWatt by 2022 in the country.

In a written reply in Rajya Sabha today, New and Renewable Energy Minister RK Singh said, the projects include installation of solar panels on the rooftop of houses. He said, over 1700 Mega Watt of grid-connected rooftop systems has been installed in the country till 18th of this month. 

Mr. Singh said his ministry is implementing Grid Connected Rooftop Solar programme. The Minister said on an average it is estimated that 1.5 million units per MegaWatt per year are generated from solar rooftop plants.