STATE
Karnataka has a population of 61.1 million, and houses India's IT hub, the fourth largest technology cluster in the world. It has a vibrant automobile, aerospace, biotech and heavy engineering industry. The state government offers a wide range of fiscal and policy incentives for businesses under the Karnataka Industrial Policy of 2014.
Installed Solar Capacity
Electricity Generation from Solar
Net Metering Policy
System size and grid integration
  • LT single phase
    < 5 kW
    LT three phase
    5 kW–50 kW
    HT
    Above 50 kW
  • Maximum capacity w.r.t sanctioned load
    100%
Key Players
  • Acme Solar Holdings
  • Adani Green Energy
  • Avaada Energy
  • Azure Power
  • Greenko Energy Holdings
  • Hero Future Energies
  • NLC
  • NTPC
  • Renew Power
  • Tata Power
  • Amplus Solar
  • Azure
  • Cleanmax Solar
  • Fourth Partner
  • Oakridge Solar
  • Renew Power
  • SunSource
  • Tata Power Solar Systems Ltd.
  • Think Energy
  • Vivaan Solar
  • DBS
  • ICICI Bank
  • IDFC
  • IREDA
  • PFC
  • Punjab National Bank
  • SBI Caps
  • State Bank of India
  • Sunvest Capital
  • Yes Bank
  • Abu Dhabi Investment Authority (ADIA)
  • Actis
  • APG Asset Management NV
  • Canadian Pension Fund
  • Engie SA
  • GIC Private Limited
  • JERA, Japan
  • Piramal Enterprises
  • Emmvee Photovoltaics Private Limited
  • Goldi Green Technologies Pvt. Ltd.
  • Mundra Solar
  • Navitas Green Solutions Pvt. Ltd
  • Renewsys
  • Satvik Green Energy Pvt Ltd
  • Tata Power Solar Systems Ltd.
  • Vikram Solar
  • Waaree Solar
  • ABB LTD
  • Bosch
  • First Solar
  • L&T ECC
  • Mahindra Susten
  • Moser Baer Ltd
  • Punj Lloyd Delta Renewables Pvt Ltd
  • Sterling & Wilson
  • Sunsure
  • Vikram Solar
  • Asea Brown Boveri Ltd (ABB)
  • Delta Electronics India
  • Fronius India Pvt Ltd
  • GoodWe
  • Huawei
  • SMA India
  • Sofar Solar
  • Solis
  • Sungrow
  • Toshiba Mitsubishi-Electric Industrial Systems Corporation (TMEIC)
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Key Indicators
  • State solar target
    5697 MWp
    By MNRE for 2022
  • Installed solar capacity (November 2020)
    7316 MW
    Ranked 1st in India
  • Solar projects installed in 2019-20
    1182 MW
    Ranked 3rd in net addition
  • Share of state in 2019-20
    22.39 %
    in electricity generated from solar in India
  • Solar parks in state
    1
    with approved capacity of 2000 MW
  • Installed capacity of grid connected rooftop
    233 MW
    as of March 2020
Applicable GST Rates
Indirect Taxes
BIS Certified Solar Modules