Rewa solar power project inauguration by PM Modi: Prime Minister Narendra Modi has today dedicated Asia’s largest solar power project, the Rewa solar power project in Madhya Pradesh, to the nation. The new 750 MW Solar Power plant Project has been set up at Rewa, in the state of Madhya Pradesh.
PM Modi inaugurated the solar power project by video conferencing. Stating that India is among the top 5 nations in the world in terms of solar energy, PM Modi added that solar energy is the medium of energy for the 21st century. According to the Ministry of Information and Broadcasting, this Solar Power project in Rewa consists of three solar power generating units, each having a capacity of 250 MW and each located on a 500 hectare plot of land, which is situated inside a Solar Park. Here are 10 interesting facts about the solar power project:
1) The Solar Park has been developed over a total area of 1500 hectares, by the Rewa Ultra Mega Solar Limited (RUMSL). RUMSL is a Joint Venture of Solar Energy Corporation of India (SECI) and Madhya Pradesh UrjaVikas Nigam Limited (MPUVN).