Madhya Pradesh to Host World’s Largest Solar Power Station

Press Trust of India | Updated: Aug 23, 2015 12:35 IST

Bhopal: The world’s largest 750 Mega Watts (MW) solar power station will be built in Rewa district’s Gudh area, Madhya Pradesh’s Energy Minister Rajendra Shukla said today.

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“Global tenders for commissioning the solar power station in an area over 1,500 hectares at Bandwar region in Gudh tehsil of Rewa, will be invited shortly,” Mr Shukla told PTI.

The plant is expected to start generating solar energy by March 2017.

The project — Rewa Ultra Mega Solar — is a joint venture of Solar Energy Corporation of India and MP Urja Vikas Nigam, where in both parties have 50 per cent stake, he added.

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