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Title: India Solar Resource Data: Enhanced Data for Accelerated Deployment

Identifying potential locations for solar photovoltaic (PV) and concentrating solar power (CSP) projects requires an understanding of the underlying solar resource. Under a bilateral partnership between the United States and India - the U.S.-India Energy Dialogue - the National Renewable Energy Laboratory has updated Indian solar data and maps using data provided by the Ministry of New and Renewable Energy (MNRE) and the National Institute for Solar Energy (NISE). This fact sheet overviews the updated maps and data, which help identify high-quality solar energy projects. This can help accelerate the deployment of solar energy in India.
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National Renewable Energy Lab. (NREL), Golden, CO (United States)
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USDOE Office of International Affairs (IA)
Country of Publication:
United States
14 SOLAR ENERGY; India; solar power; solar PV; concentrating solar power; renewable energy; maps; data; solar energy resource; U.S.-India Energy Dialogue