Reports

Solar Rooftop Policy Coalition

Sector Renewable Energy
Grantee Multiple
Year 2016

The report focuses on how solar on the roofs of business, institutions and homes can be scaled up to the Government’s target of installing 40 GW of rooftop solar capacity by 2022. Rooftop solar will contribute to India’s energy security and is an important part of achieving the Government’s overall target of 175 GW of renewable energy by 2022.

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