STATE
West Bengal has a population of 91 million people, and is India's sixth largest state in terms of economic size. It offers excellent connectivity to the rest of India in terms of railways, roadways, ports and airports. It has 12 growth centres for medium and large scale industries. The state is also a key producer of petroleum and petrochemicals.
Installed Solar Capacity
Electricity Generation from Solar
Net Metering Policy
System size and grid integration
  • LT single phase
    NA
    LT three phase
    NA
    HT
    NA
  • Maximum capacity w.r.t sanctioned load
    NA
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)
Graphs have been developed using HIGHCHARTS software under the Creative Commons Attribution-NonCommercial 3.0 License
Key Indicators
  • State solar target
    5336 MWp
    By MNRE for 2022
  • Installed solar capacity (November 2020)
    150 MW
    Ranked 17th in India
  • Solar projects installed in 2019-20
    39 MW
    Ranked 10th in net addition
  • Share of state in 2019-20
    0.13 %
    in electricity generated from solar in India
  • Solar parks in state
    1
    with approved capacity of 500 MW
  • Installed capacity of grid connected rooftop
    44 MW
    as of March 2020
Applicable GST Rates
Indirect Taxes
BIS Certified Solar Modules