Gautam Adani unveils world's largest solar power plant in Tamil Nadu

Posted on:22 Sep 2016 09:38:30
Gautam Adani unveils world's largest solar power plant in Tamil Nadu
22 September 2016 Current Affairs: Adani Green Energy, part of the Adani Group, has dedicated to the nation the world's largest 648-mw solar power plant in Tamil Nadu entailing an investment of Rs 4,550 crore. 

The solar power plant, producing 648 mw at a single location, was formally dedicated to the nation .

The plant is set up at Kamuthi, Ramanathapuram, in Tamil Nadu with an investment of Rs 4,550 crore. It 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 .

The entire 648-mw plant is now connected with Kamuthi 400 kv sub-station of Tantransco, making it the world's largest solar unit at a single location .

This is a momentous occasion for Tamil Nadu as well as for the entire country. A plant of this magnitude reinstates the country's ambitions of becoming one of the leading green energy producers in the world 

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