installed capacity of solar power plant set up at Kamuthi, Ramanathapuram, in Tamil Nadu. It is the largest in its class (solar PV) anywhere in the world.
21 Sep 2016
The plant was formally "dedicated to the nation " by Adani Green Energy, part of the Adani Group, which constructed the plant.
Rs 4,550 crore
total cost of the plant ($649 million). The plant is part of the state government's ambitious target of generating 3,000 MW as per the solar energy policy unveiled by the government in 2012.
is all it took to complete construction. 8,500 personnel worked for an average about 11 MW of installation in a day to set up the plant in the stipulated time.
solar modules laid on 380,000 foundations, with over 27,000 mt of structure.
inverters, 154 transformers along with 6,000-km cables have been used.
fixed price ($0.10/kWh) at which the state will buy all the power from the plant for a period of 25 years.