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The growth of RTPV has been sluggish compared to ground-mounted installations. This study analyses the techno-economics of RTPV in different states with their respective net-metering (NM)/gross-metering (GM) regulations and state policies to assess the financial performance of RTPV systems. States having abundant amount of solar potential such as Karnataka, Gujarat, Rajasthan, Maharashtra and Tamil Nadu are considered. The results of this analysis show that there is a lack of favourable consumer-end economics indicated by equity Internal Rate of Return (IRR) and payback period findings. A

Comparative Techno-Economic Analysis of Rooftop PV (RTPV) Systems in Various States in India