Charanka Solar Park, Gujarat, India

Last Modified: Wed Nov 01 2017 11:49:22 GMT+0530 (India Standard Time)
  • 640 MW
    planned installed capacity of the Charanka Solar Park, located at village Charanka, in the Patan district of the state of Gujarat.
  • ? GWh
    of electricity is generated annually.
  • ?
    approximate number of households that can be powered by the farm each year.
  • 342,400 tonnes
    estimated reduction in CO2 emissions annually.
  • 2,178
    hectares of land used for the solar farm. The complete park is owned by Gujarat Power Corporation Limited. The proposed project area would be 258.46 hectares.
  • ?
    solar modules used.
  • 31
    Project developers have constructed 33 independent plants that together contribute to the installed capacity of the park. Gujarat Power Corporation Limited is the nodal agency for the development of the park.
  • Rs. 4,500 crore
    project cost. Includes Rs. 550 Crores for infrastructure and land acquisition and Rs. 3,996 crores for Solar Power Plant (Developers investment).
  • 1,000
    peak jobs during construction phase.
  • 30 Dec 2010
    Start of construction of the very first plant.
  • 550 MW
    capacity commissioned to date.