Pavagada Solar Park is a solar park spread over a total area of 13,000 acres (53 km2) in Pavagada taluk, Tumkur district, Karnataka. 600 MW of power was commissioned by 31 January 2018 and a further 1,400 MW are planned.The total investment required to build 2,000 MW of capacity was estimated at ₹14,800 crore (US$2.2 billion). By the end of 2018, the park is planned to have a total capacity of 2,000 MW and will be the world’s biggest solar farm.
Pavagada Solar Park – the 1st phase of the park was inaugurated by Karnataka Chief Minister Siddaramaiah. Yes, the Sun is recognized as one of the greatest sources of energy. Solar energy is green energy that can be used to provide electricity, run cars, etc. The limits of this power are virtually none.
Given the rising effect of global warming, solar energy has been recognized as one of the most viable alternatives to energy created by fossil fuels. On March 2nd, 2018, the Karnataka Government inaugurated the world’s largest solar park to harness this energy.
How to Reach :
The Nearest Airport For Pavagada is Bengaluru International Airport at a distance of 131km.
The Nearest Railway Station For Pavagada is Penukonda railway Station at a distance of 44km.
It is located at Pavagada. At a distance of 98km from Tumkur.