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Interesting Facts About Top Solar Power Plants in India
October 17, 2020

In the account of solar power plants, In India, the cumulative frequency of both national and state-wise capacity installed and marked in 2020 was at 34,627 MW. 

Amazing! The figures are really upfront and have taken India once again into the lime of solar energy standout hall-of-fame. According to the fact, India stands third in Asia and fourth in the world in terms of solar power production across its plants.

Do you believe? Yes…! 

Over the last five years, the scenario of solar energy has changed and evolved through thunder and inspired India’s largest solar power manufacturer and EPC provider to entail the lights of alternate energy for economical benefits besides commercial. 

Every year we tend to see amazing and out-of-the box surprising facts about solar power plants in India. Today, in this blog, you will read about the most untalkable and unknown fact about solar power plants. 

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List of Top Solar Power Plants in India

The five largest solar power plants currently operating in India. Learn about India’s sunshine solar plants installed in recent years with image and details. 

 

#1. Bhadla Solar Park – 2,250MW

Bhadla Solar Park

LocationBhadla village, in Rajasthan’s Jodhpur district.
Total Capacity2250 MW
Land UtilizationSpanning 14,000 acres
Finance and InvestmentRs 98.5bn 
Proposed and Developed byMultiple entities – Rajasthan Solar Park Development Company Limited (subsidiary of Rajasthan Renewable Energy Corporation Limited), Saurya Urja Company (joint venture company of the government of Rajasthan and IL&FS Energy Development Company), and Adani Renewable Energy Park Rajasthan (joint venture between Adani Enterprises subsidiary Adani Renewable Energy Park and government of Rajasthan).

 

#2. Shakti Sthala Solar Power Project – 2,050MW

Shakti Sthala Solar Power

LocationPavagada taluk, Tumakuru district, Karnataka
Total Capacity2050 MW
Land UtilizationSpan more than 13,000 acres of land
Finance and InvestmentRs. 16,500 crore
Proposed and Developed byKarnataka Solar Park Development Corporation Limited (KSPDCL) and Karnataka Renewable Energy (KREDL).

#3. Ultra Mega Solar Park – 1,000MW

LocationOrvakal, Kurnool district, Andhra Pradesh
Total Capacity1000 MW
Land UtilizationSpans an area of more than 5,932 acres
Finance and InvestmentRs. 7,143 crore
Proposed and Developed byThe plant was set up within two years by Andhra Pradesh Solar Power Corporation through a joint venture with Solar Energy Corporation.

#4. Rewa Solar Power Project – 750MW

Rewa Solar Power Project in India

LocationRewa district, Madhya Pradesh
Total Capacity750 MW
Land UtilizationSpread over an area of 1,590 acres
Finance and InvestmentRs. 4,500 crore
Proposed and Developed byRewa Ultra Mega Solar Ltd. Developed by Mahindra Renewables, Solengeri Power and ACME Solar Holdings.

#5. Kamuthi Solar Power Plant – 648MW

Kamuthi Solar Power Plant

LocationKamuthi, in Tamil Nadu’s Ramanathapuram district
Total Capacity648 MW
Land UtilizationCovering an area of 2,500 acres
Finance and InvestmentRs. 4,550 crore
Proposed and Developed byAdani Group’s Adani Green Energy (Tamil Nadu) Ltd.

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Most Refreshing Fact On India’s Largest Solar Power Plant 

Well, eyeing through the most top five solar energy power plants in India, let’s read some refreshing and amazon stats of the highest one. 

  • Bhadla Solar Park is the world’s largest solar park located in India (reported research) which is spread over a total area of 14,000 acres (57 km2) in Bhadla, Phalodi tehsil, Jodhpur district, Rajasthan, India.

 

  • Bhadla Solar park in Rajasthan, India, commissioned in 2017 and completed in 2020. 

 

  • This overwhelmed project was supported, commenced, and developed by several reputed public and private entities. 

 

  • When this solar power plant will work to its full capacity, it will account for nearly 10% of the state’s total power usage.

 

  • Did you know that this project was successfully planned and executed into four phases with an aggregate of 6months duration? 

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