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Andhra Pradesh, Rajasthan, Tamil Nadu, Telangana, Gujarat, Karnataka and Madhya Pradesh have crossed the solar installed capacity of 1 GW, as on July 31, 2017, Union minister Piyush Goyal informed the Lok Sabha.
"As on July, 31, 2017, the cumulative solar energy capacity installed is 13,652 MW while the same at the end of 2014-15 was 3,743.97 MW," Power, Coal & New and Renewable Energy and Mines Minister Piyush Goyal said in a written reply to the Lok Sabha.
The same is sought to be achieved through rooftop solar projects (40 GW) and ground mounted solar projects (60 GW), the minister added.
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