New Delhi, Dec. 2 -- During the July-September period, installation of open access solar capacity in India increased by 91 per cent to 596 megawatt (MW), however there is a huge untapped market of MSMEs and due to lack of awareness, said a report by Mercom Research India.

India added 312 MW of solar open access capacity in the same period a year ago, the research firm said in a report on Thursday.

Solar power through open access is an arrangement where a power producer establishes a solar power plant to supply green energy to consumers.

As compared to January-September of 2021, India added about 1.9 gigawatts (GW) of open access solar in first nine months of 2022, an increase of 96 per cent from the 956 megawatts (MW).

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