Kurnool Ultra Mega Solar Park, Kurnool, Andhra Pradesh

Last Modified: Sat Mar 21 2020 08:50:58 GMT+0530 (India Standard Time)
  • 1,000 MW
    planned installed capacity of the Kurnool Ultra Mega Solar Park located at Orvakal in Kurnool district of Andhra Pradesh.
  • 2,600 GWh
    of electricity will be generated per year.
  • 80%
    Percentage of Kurnool district's energy needs the park can meet on a sunny day, generating close of 8 million KWh.
  • 1,892,160 tonnes
    estimated reduction in CO2 emissions each year, once the park is fully operational.
  • 5,812
    acres of parched landscape at Gani and Sakunala villages will be used.
  • 4,580,471
    solar panels used, each of 315 Watt capacity. 2,000 circuit kilometres of cables connect the panels to the nearby four 220/33 kV pooling stations of 250 MW each and a 400 / 220 kV grid substation.
  • 4
    Number of solar developers involved: Greenko, Softbank, Azure Power, Adani Power.
  • Rs. 7,000 crore
    project cost. The 4 private developers have invested Rs. 6,000 crore and the Government of Andhra Pradesh has contributed Rs. 1,000 crore through the A.P. Solar Power Corporation Limited (APSPCL).
  • 2,500
    peak skilled and un-skilled jobs during construction phase.
  • ?
    long term jobs will be created during operational phase.
  • Rs. 50 crore
    (Rs. 5 lakh per MW) has been collected from the developers for creating social infrastructure and Rs. 8 crore has already been disbursed.
  • 500 MW
    Unit capacity commissioned by Greenko Group(purchased from Sun Edison). Supply rate: Rs. 4.63/ kWh. Click/Tap for more details on the Ghani Solar Park.
  • 350 MW
    Unit II capacity commissioned by Softbank. Supply rate: Rs. 4.63/kWh.
  • 100 MW
    capacity commissioned by Azure Power on 13 Jun 2016. Supply rate: Rs. 5.13 / kWh.
  • 50 MW
    capacity commissioned by Adani Power in mid 2017. Supply rate: Rs. 5.13/kWh. By 28 Jun 2017 the company had commissioned 30 MW and commissioned the remaining 20 MW in 13 Jul 2017.