Renewable capacity addition jumps 49% in H1
The sector added 1,629 MW of new capacity from various sources during April-September 2015 as against 1,094 MW in the same period previous year, posting a rise of about 49 per cent. Besides, 58 MW of off-grid/ captive power generation capacity was also added during the period. the data a provided by MNRE on upcoming solar capacities under various schemes, it is estimated that solar sector itself may see an addition of over 4000 MW by March 2016, which will be the highest ever annual addition of capacity in the segment.
Source : THE HINDU