India's Solar Powerhouse

World's largest solar power plant opens in 

Kamuthi, Tamil Nadu




  • Adani Green Energy (Tamil Nadu) Ltd on 21 September 2016 dedicated the world’s largest solar power plant of 648 megawatts to the nation.
  • The plant has been set up with an investment of around 4550 crore rupees at Kamuthi in Ramanathapuram district of Tamil Nadu.
  • The solar plant comprises of 380000 foundations, 2500000 solar modules, 27000 metric tonnes of structures, 154 transformers and 6000 km of cables.
  • It consists of 576 inverters and 154 transformer and almost 7500 km of cables.
  • The panels occupy 1270 acres of land. 30000 tonnes of galvanised steel were used.
  • About 8500 personnel worked on average installing about 11 MW in a day to set up the plant in stipulated time.
  • The entire 648 MW is now connected to the Kamuthi 400 KV substation of Tantransco.
Location:
Kamuthi, Tamilnadu
Date of Opening:
21 Sep 2016
Built By:
Adani Power Ltd
Capacity:
648 MW
Spread Over:
1270 Acres (5139507.66 sq m)
Investment Cost:
4550 Crore (INR)
Significance:
World’s Largest Solar Power Plant
Purpose:
For providing green energy to the nation


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