In the midst of pollution and climate change and at a time when the whole world is suffering from global warming India’s newly started solar park is nothing less than a gentle breeze of fresh air. India’s effort to cut down usages of fossil fuel is right on track.
India’s Adani Power has built the world largest solar park recently which will provide clean solar energy to over 1.5m home.
Kamuthi Solar Power project funded by Adani Power is a solar park situated near Kamuthi in Ramanathapuram district, Tamil Nadu. Spread over 2500 acres or 10 km2 , this is the largest solar Power project in the world.
Project started in February 2016 and finished in record time on 21st September 2016, thanks to massive army of 8500 Scientists, Engineers and construction workers at the cost of ₹4,550 crore or $700m.
This is a momentous occasion for Tamil Nadu as well as for the entire country. We are… happy to dedicate this plant to the nation. A plant of this magnitude reinstates the country’s ambitions of becoming one of the leading green energy producers in the world,” said Gautam Adani, Chairman, Adani Group.
The solar plant consists of 2.5 million solar modules, 380,000 foundations, 27,000 meters of structures, 576 inverters, 154 transformers, and almost 6,000 km of cables.
It generates 648MW of electricity and has a potential of 1.3 TWh/yr annually. Self charged robotic system cleans panels everyday.
Video Credit Adani Group- YouTube Channel.
Image Credit National Geographic.