Rewa Ultra Mega Solar, Madhya Pradesh, India

Last Modified: Sat Dec 23 2017 08:18:56 GMT+0530 (India Standard Time)
  • 750 MW
    planned installed capacity of the Rewa Ultra Mega Solar that will be located in the Rewa district of Madhya Pradesh. Rewa Ultra Mega Solar Limited (RUMSL) is the implementing agency of the project, and is a 50:50 joint venture between the Madhya Pradesh Urja Vikash Nigam Limited (MPUVNL) and the Solar Energy Corporation of India (SECI).
  • ? GWh
    proposed to be generated per year.
  • ?
    approximate number of households that can be powered by the farm each year. The farm will also provide upto 90% of the daily power requirements of Delhi Metro Rail Corporation (DMRC).
  • 1,000,000 tonnes
    estimated reduction in CO2 emissions each year, once the farm is operational.
  • 1,590 hectare
    of land has been identified for the project and will be provided to the developers.
  • ?
    solar panels will be used. Once completed, the project will be one of the biggest single site solar projects in the world.
  • 3
    winning bidders for the 750 MW capacity project which was auctioned in three packages of 250 MW each are Mahindra Renewables, ACME Solar, and Solenergie Power.
  • Rs. 4,600 crore
    Estimated project cost.
  • 76%
    of the power generated by the farm will be supplied to Madhya Pradesh Power Management Corporation Ltd (MPPMCL).
  • 24%
    will be supplied to Delhi Metro Rail Corporation.
  • Rs 3.30
    levelled tariff per unit over the term of 25 years agreed by the 3 bid winners and arrived at based on reverse auction process which lasted 33 hours!
  • Rs. 1.20
    per unit that DMRC will save once it sources power from the farm.
  • 17 Apr 2017
    PPAs signed between various parties.
  • 22 Dec 2017
    Bhoomipoojan (ground breaking ceremony) and foundation stone laying ceremony held on site.