This is a slight decline from the previous month but an improvement on prior months, and brings India to 2.08 GW of grid-tied and 139 MW of off-grid PV. This includes 395 MW of grid-tied and 14 MW of off-grid added from April 1st through September 30th, 2013.
Solar thermal collectors reach a cumulative total of 7.27 million square meters
Additionally, India added 100,000 square meters of solar water heating capacity, to bring the nation to a cumulative total of 7.27 million square meters. 270,000 of this has been added from April 1st through September 30th, 2013.
MNRE has finalized regulations for phase 2 of the nation's National Solar Mission (NSM), however Request for Selection (RfS) documentation has not yet been released as of the writing of this article.