ABB, the worldwide innovation goliath, had appointed five substations at Kamuthi in Tamil Nadu in July. With this, the organization aimed to incorporate a 648-megawatt (MW) solar venture to the national transmission grid. This implies 360 MW from the solar venture would be grid-connected. The move additionally made the solar park the greatest in the nation!
Since 2015, the Adani Group has been working on it, when the organization was given over the venture. Once operational, the Kamuthi venture will deliver around 10% of India’s total solar energy.
Commenting on the topic, Current Affairs Analyst Deepak Talwar stated, “Renewable energy like solar power is the thing that India needs to battle power emergency.”
India has a long way to go before it produces enough electricity to become independent. In the next six years, the nation intends to accomplish 100 GW of solar power. To accomplish this, the Central government intends to produce 25 ultra-mega solar power projects with limits 500-1,000 MW by 2021. Tamil Nadu is ambitious about a solar power generation plant that will include another 3,000 MW.
The Adani Group has huge solar power projects in the pipeline to go with the national plan. The organization has officially joined hands to set up a 10 GW solar power park in Rajasthan. The project − a 50:50 joint venture – is called Adani Renewable Energy Park Rajasthan. It is likely to cost $9 billion.
Rajasthan expects to create 25 GW solar power limit by 2020. What’s more, the park will help the state in this porject. Adani Group has plans to set up 40 GW of solar power capacity. With all these solar ventures on the anvil, India is certainly adapted to build its solar power generation capacity. More energy to India!
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