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These images of the world’s ‘largest’ solar power plant in India will leave you awestruck!

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Fri February 03 2017, 11:10 am
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    Awestruck? This is said to be the world's largest solar power plant on a 'single location', and it's in India! The plant is situated in Tamil Nadu's Kamuthi and was unveiled in the second half of 2016. The plant has been set up by Adani Green Energy, a part of the Adani Group. The 648 megawatts (MW) solar power plant has been set up at a cost of Rs 4,550 crore. We take a look at some beautiful images of the solar power plant, and highlight its importance. (Image by Adani Group)

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    The 648 MW power plant has been connected with the Kamuthi 400 KV substation of Tantransco. This, says Adani Group, makes it the world's largest solar power plant at a single location. (Image by Adani Group)

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    Adani Group claims that the plant was set up in a record time of 8 months. (Image by Adani Group)

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    As many as 8500 workers, averaging out about 11 MW of installation in a day, set up the plant in the stipulated time. (Image by Adani Group)

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    The solar power plant has 3,80,000 foundations, 25,00,000 solar modules, 27,000 Mt of structure, 576 nos of inverters, 154 nos of transformers and 6000 km length of cables. (Image by Adani Group)

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    According to a Reuters article, the solar power plant has the capacity to power 150,000 homes. (Image by Adani Group)

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    Meanwhile, China claims to be building what it claims will be the biggest solar farm on earth: an 850 MW plant on 27 sq km of land. (Image by Adani Group)

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    The plant, and many others that are fast coming up in various parts of the country, signal the government's committed push to focus and shift to renewable energy. (Image by Adani Group)

  1. D
    Damik
    Feb 3, 2017 at 7:12 pm
    Yippee
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  2. M
    MwS
    Feb 13, 2017 at 1:32 am
    " has 3,80,000 foundations, 25,00,000 solar modules"...Apparently somebody don't know how to type numbers.
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