Ananthapuramu Ultra Mega Solar Park - Unit I, Andhra Pradesh, India

Last Modified: Fri May 12 2017 13:44:06 GMT+0530 (India Standard Time)
  • 100 MW
    installed capacity of the Unit I of the Ananthapuramu Ultra Mega Solar Park located in Nambula Pula Kunta (NP. Kunta) mandal in Anantapur district of Andhra Pradesh.
  • 160 GWh
    of electricity will be generated each year.
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    approximate number of households that can be powered by the unit each year.
  • 116,000 tonnes
    estimated annual reduction in GHG emissions.
  • 500 acres
    over which the unit has been built. The land contained natural streams and hillocks which were untouched by the unit to maintain the natural ecosystem.
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    panels used in the unit. The unit used domestically manufactured solar cells and modules in alignment with the government's 'Make in India' mission.
  • 3
    major organisations involved. Project developer: NTPC, EPC: Tata Power Solar, Distribution: APTrasnCo
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    estimated project cost.
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    peak jobs during construction phase.
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    permanent jobs during operational phase.
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    Start of construction.
  • 16 Aug 2016
    Date unit was commissioned. According to Tata Power Solar, it delivered the project in record 80% of stipulated timelines, and nearly three months ahead of the stringent schedule.