India on November 29 unveiled the world’s largest solar power plant at Kamuthi, Tamil Nadu and is now on its way to become world’s third biggest solar market by 2017.
The Kamuthi Power Plant has now taken the title of being world’s biggest solar farm from the US’s Topaz Solar Farm which is located in California and has the capacity to generate 550 MW of power.
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To achieve the massive target of powering 60 million homes by the sun by 2022, India has also built this new solar plant in an impressive time of just eight months and set a very efficient way cleaning these solar panels daily by a robotic system which itself is powered by its own solar panels.
This plant has about 2.5 million individual solar modules and has been built at the cost of around $679m.