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Which one of the following States is a leading producer of solar energy in India?
1. Telangana
2. Karnataka
3. Andhra Pradesh
4. Rajasthan
5. None of the above/More than one of the above

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Correct Answer - Option 2 : Karnataka

The correct answer is Karnataka.

  • The solar installed capacity of the country was 36.9 GW as of 30 November 2020.
  • Karnataka is the top state in India exceeding 5,000 MW installed capacity by the end of the financial year 2017–18.
  • The Pavagada Solar Park's installed capacity is 2050 MW by the end of the year 2019 which was the world's biggest solar park at that time.

  • As of 31 August 2020, the Installed photovoltaic capacity in Andhra Pradesh was 3,531 MW.
  • As of March 2020, The Bhadla Solar Park of Rajasthan, with a total installed capacity of 2,245 MW, is the biggest plant in the world.
  • The Telangana state is trailing behind Karnataka with a solar power generation capacity of 3400.

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