According to a data that is released by the Union Ministry of New and Renewable Energy on June 4, 2015, Rajasthan is in the number one position in the country with an installed capacity of 1,167 megawatt against Gujarat’s 1,000 megawatt.
B K Doshi, managing director of Rajasthan Renewable Energy Corporation said, “Rajasthan has the highest solar radiation in the country. Solar energy requires lot of land, which the state has in plenty. We have tried to capitalize on these advantages in the state’s new solar policy announced in 2014. There is a strong lineup of projects which will be developed in the near future”.