Bhadla project powers India’s solar energy march

Bhadla project powers India’s solar energy march

Bhadla village is on the fringes of the Thar Desert in Rajasthan. It’s about 200km from Jodhpur city. Its population is 6,148. And in summer, the mercury goes up to 52 degrees Celsius. A little known and harsh place till recently, Bhadla is of increasing importance to India’s solar power map. The Bhadla Solar Park is at the heart of India’s alternative power push. It houses the largest solar park in India.

Recently, the public sector enterprise National Thermal Power Corporation (NTPC) commissioned a new 55-megawatts (MW) Bhadla solar power unit in Rajasthan. In an official statement, NTPC said:
“We wish to state that 55MW of Bhadla solar power project of NTPC Ltd has been commissioned. With this, the installed capacity of Bhadla solar power project has become 260MW and that of NTPC’s solar power projects has become 620MW.” Read More…

 

 

Credit By: Khaleej Times

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