India is now third largest producer of solar power
▪ According to the report by international energy analytics agency Ember in 2023, India overtook Japan to become the world’s third-highest producer of solar power.
▪ India generated 113 billion units (BU) of solar power in 2023.
▪ The top two producers of solar power are China and United States respectively.
India’s total solar energy potential has been estimated to be 748 GW (Giga Watt).
▪ India has set a target of achieving 500 GW of installed capacity from non-fossil fuel sources by 2030.
▪ Rajasthan is the leading state in solar energy installations.

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