World’s largest solar power plant commissioned at Kamudhi, Tamil Nadu

The world’s largest solar power plant with an installed capacity of 648MW was commissioned at Kamudhi in Ramanathapuram district of Tamil Nadu.

The plant was set up on an area of around 5,000 acres by Adani Group at a total cost of Rs 4,550 crore. It was connected to the grid through a sub-station.

Key Facts

  • The plant was set up the plant in eight months. For this purpose, Adani Group had sourced equipment and machinery from various parts of the world.
  • The plant comprises 25 lakh solar modules, 3.8 lakh foundations, 27,000m of structure, 154 transformers, 576 inverters and 6,000km length of cables.
  • A total of around 8,500 people had worked in a day to set up the plant in the stipulated time.

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