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Survey of State Solar Projects Reveals Immense Opportunity for Solar Energy in

Survey of State Solar Projects Reveals Immense Opportunity for Solar Energy in

Last week, one of India’s leading solar energy developers, Mahindra Solar One announced plans to move forward with a 50 megawatt solar plant in Rajasthan, India. Funded in part by the U.S. Export Import Bank, the project is yet another example of how U.S. and Indian entities are working together to drive solar energy development in India, as discussed in NRDC and CEEW’s recent report on India’s National Solar Mission . While it’s no longer uncommon for headlines to be dominated by India’s nascent, yet growing solar energy market supplying energy to its burgeoning cities, some of the industry’s earliest and brightest sparks are being seen in parts of the country that have remained quite literally, off the grid. Yet, this early progress points toward both, the immense potential of the market and the need for continued efforts to provide clean, reliable energy to rural India....

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