Published On: Fri, Jul 10th, 2020

PM Modi to dedicate to nation 750 MW Rewa Solar Project today

New Delhi, July 10, 2020.

Prime Minister Narendra Modi will dedicate to the nation the 750 MW Solar Project set up at Rewa, Madhya Pradesh on Friday.

The Project comprises of three solar generating units of 250 MW each located on a 500-hectare plot of land situated inside a solar park (total area 1500 hectare). The Solar Park was developed by the Rewa Ultra Mega Solar Limited (RUMSL), a joint venture company of Madhya Pradesh UrjaVikas Nigam Limited (MPUVN), and Solar Energy Corporation of India (SECI), a Central Public Sector Undertaking. 

This project will reduce carbon emission equivalent to approx. 15 lakh ton of CO2 per year.

Central Financial Assistance of Rs 138 crore has been provided to RUMSL for development of the Park.The Rewa Solar Project was the first solar project in the country to break the grid parity barrier.

The project has also received World Bank Group President`s Award for innovation and excellence and was included in the Prime Minister`s “A Book of Innovation: New Beginnings”.

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