The National Institute of Solar Energy (NISE) has carried out an exercise of calculating the State wise solar potential in the country. The calculation have been made taking data from Census 2011.
The calculation have also taken into consideration data from India Waste Land Atlas 2010, Ministry of Rural Development.
The top solar potential states in the country include:
1. Rajasthan with a potential of 142 GW
2. Jammu & Kashmir with a potential of 111 GW
3. Maharashtra with a potential of 64 GW
More details on the other states and their potential are in the pdf below
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News published on 25 / 11 / 2014 by Bharat Vasandani