India solar water pump scheme could add 150 GW, report says


India could surpass its 100 GW target of installed solar PV capacity by deploying solar-powered water pumps. According to a newly published report, the government’s recently announced plans to swap all water pumps for irrigation to solar water pumps, as laid out in the Kisan Urja Suraksha Utthaan Maha Abhiyan (KUSUM) scheme, would add another 150 GW of solar capacity to the country.

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