Solar Power Plant
In India, the Solar power industry is developing very fast. The Capacity of the Solar reached 23 GW as of June 30, 2018. The Solar Power Plants works under the governance of the MNRE (Ministry of New and Renewable Energy). India is one of the world’s top solar electrical producer. The Solar Power Plant for developing the electricity with the solar projects in Rajasthan, Tamil Nadu, Maharashtra, and Gujarat.
Here, you can get the detailed information on List of top 10 highest electricity generation solar power plants list.
1. Kurnool Ultra Mega Solar Power Park – Andhra Pradesh
The World’s largest solar park is located in AP State named as Kurnool Ultra Mega Solar Park. The Solar plant within the area of 5,932.31 acres situated in Kurnool district. The Capacity of the Solar plant is 1000 MW.
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2. Kamuthi Solar Power Park – Tamil Nadu
The Kamuthi solar project is the world’s wide single position power plant situated in Kamuthi, Tamil Nadu State. It is the 2nd largest solar park in Kamuthi Power Plant with the capacity of 648-MW authorized by ‘Adani Power’.
3. Bhadla Solar Power Park – Rajasthan
The Bhadla Solar Power Park situated in Jodhpur. It is India’s 3rd largest Solar Power park with an area of 10,000 acres in Rajasthan State. The capacity of the power plant is 2,225 MW. National Thermal Power Corporation (NTPC) announced that the Bhadla plant ordered 115 MW on February 22, 2017.
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4. Charanka Solar Power Plant – Gujarat
Asia’s biggest Solar Power Plant situated in Charanka village, Gujarat State. The solar park, with the area of 5,384 acres which is unused land with the capacity of 345 MW. It is the World’s 2nd largest photovoltaic solar power station.
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5. Sakri Solar Plant – Maharashtra
The Sakri Solar Plant is the largest plant in Maharashtra State situated in Dhule district. The Capacity of the Sakri plant is 125 MW. It also called as Shivajinagar Sakri Plant and also one of the largest plants in India.
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6. Welspun Solar Madhya Pradesh Power Project
The Welspun power project also one of the largest plants in India situated in Rewa district, Madhya Pradesh. Welspun solar plant runs with the capacity of 750 MW. It used to generate the electricity in MP state.
7. Dhirubhai Ambani Solar Power Park – Rajasthan
The Reliance Group of Industries constructed the Dhirubhai Ambani Plant in Pokhran city, Jaisalmer district of the Rajasthan State. Ambani solar plant runs with the capacity of 40 MW. It is the largest plant in the Thar Desert and also biggest in Rajasthan.
8. Banasura Sagar Floating Solar Plant – Kerala
In India, we have only 1 floating solar plant situated in Banasura Sagar Dam in Wayanad, Kerala State. The Kochi airport became the 1st fully Solar Powered Airport from all over the world. The Indian Railways also inaugurated 1st Solar Powered DEMU Train in India.
9. Pavagada Solar Power Power Park – Karnataka
The Pavagada Solar Power Plant situated in Tumkur district of Karnataka State. It constructed on October 2016 and generates 600 MW. The Cost of the construction of the Solar plant is approx 14 crores.
10. Upcoming Solar Plants in India
Honorable Prime Minister Shri. Narendra Modi inaugurated a biggest Solar Power Plant in Mirzapur, Uttar Pradesh State with the capacity of 75 MW. The plan to launch the solar power plant is to provide the solar electricity to the people of Uttar Pradesh.
Here, you can get the list of Upcoming Solar Power Plants in the following places. The list can be as follows:
- NP Kunta Ultra Mega Solar Park
- Sambhar Ultra Mega Solar Power Plant
- Ananthapuramu Ultra Mega Solar Park
- Kadapa Ultra Mega Solar Park
To get more about the Solar Power plants in India, visit: Solar Power Plants in India wiki