India's total installed solar capacity reached 13,652 megawatts by the end of July 2017, in line with the country's aim to have 100,000 megawatts of capacity by 2022, according to the Indian Ministry of New and Renewable Energy on Monday.
The ministry said that seven states generated more than 80 percent of the capacity.
The Andhra Pradesh state produced 2,049 megawatts while Rajasthan generated 2,203 megawatts, Tamil Nadu had 1,697 megawatts, Telangana with 1,609 megawatts, Gujarat with 1,262 megawatts, Karnataka - 1,261 megawatts and Madhya Pradesh had 1,117 megawatts.
The installed capacity in July saw a massive jump for the solar output at the end of 2015 when the country produced only 3,700 megawatts.
By Murat Temizer