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PM Modi Inaugurates Asia’s Largest Solar Power Project – Rewa Solar Project in Madhya Pradesh

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Asia’s Largest Solar Power Project MPAsia’s largest solar power project: Rewa Ultra Mega Solar Power Project in Madhya Pradesh is inaugurated by Prime Minister Shri Narendra Modi, through video conferencing.

About Solar Plant:

  • The 750 MW ultra-solar power plant spread over 1,590 acres.
  • It comprises three solar generating units of 250MW each located on 500 hectare land inside the 1500 hectare solar plant.
  • It was developed by Rewa Ultra Mega Solar Limited (RUMSL), a joint venture of MadhyaPradesh Urja Vikas Nigam Limited (MPUVN) and Solar Energy Corporation of India (SECI).
  • RUMSL has been provided with Rs 138 crore financial assistance by the Centre for the development of the park.

Benefits:

  • It reduces emission equivalent to 15 lakh tonne of carbon dioxide per year.
  • It breaks the grid parity barrier.
  • It is a renewable energy project to supply energy to customers outside the state.
  • The Delhi Metro will get 24% of energy from the project, and the 76% will be supplied to state DISCOMs of Madhya Pradesh.

Recognitions to Project:

  • The Rewa Solar Power project recieved the World Bank Group President’s Award. 
  • It was included in the book titled “A Book of Innovation: New Beginnings” released by Prime Minister .

About Madhya Pradesh:
Capital- Bhopal
Chief Minister- Shivraj Singh Chauhan