India installed 521 megawatts (MW) of rooftop solar energy generation capacity in the second quarter (Q2; April-June) of the calendar year 2021, according to a new report. The quarterly addition is 53 per cent higher than that made in January-March this year (341 MW). Year-on-year installations swelled by 517 per cent compared to Q2 2020, the report stated. Gujarat accounted for 55 per cent of the capacity addition in the second quarter, according to Mercom, a global clean energy communications and consulting firm that released the report. The western state was followed by Maharashtra and Haryana.
— source downtoearth.org.in | 24 Sep 2021