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The Wels pun Solar MP project, the largest solar power plant in India set up at a cost of Rs. 1,100 crore on 305 hectares of land, will supply power at Rs. 8.05 a kWh. The project of a
130MW solar power plant at Bhagwanpur in Neemuch was launched by the previous Gujarat Chief Minister, Narendra Modi. This is the largest solar producer and one of the top three companies in renewable energy sector in India.[27]
                "Ujaas Energy Limited , an Indore based company which is listed on BSE /NSE . It has installed over 105 MWs in five solar parks viz. , Rajgarh , Barod, Ichchhawar , Rojhani
and Susner , in Madhya Pradesh . The company is proud to be backed by Mr Amitabh Bachhcan who holds 1.6 % stake according to latest filing. Ujaas is the pioneer of solar REC Mechanism in India". Apart from company’s innovative PLUG & PLAY Ujaas Park model where it provides an end to end solution to the investors, the company has also done substantial solar roof top installations in Chennai, UP,AP,( Noida,Greater Noida )Delhi/NCR region etc… under the allocation from SECI-Phase-II and under JNNSM.
               Ujaas has ranked at No 2 as India’s Fastest Growing Company by a renowned magazine on Renewable Energy, Business World .The company has made it onto prestigious Forbes Asia’s 200 Best Under a Billion dollar Companies list.".Vivaan Solar, a Gwalior based company started in Aug 2012 owns 45MW of solar park capacity in Madhya Pradesh. The plant is located in Kadodiya Village, Ujjain district. The company has also stepped forward in providing rooftop solar solutions for homes and business users.[28][29][30]
              There is an upcoming 750 MW solar power plant project in Madhya Pradesh in the district of Rewa which, when completed, will be the world’s largest solar power plant, pushing back the Desert Sunlight project in California.

BHOPAL Next year on Independence Day, India will have the world’s largest 750MW solar power plantin Rewa district of Madhya Pradesh, which will pip America’s much-vaunted 550-megawatt Desert Sunlight solar project in California, commissioned four days ago.
                    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."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.


Acquisition of 1,500 hectares of land for the Rs 4000 crore project is close to completion and government agencies are likely to invite tenders from developers by April. The state government is setting up the plant in a joint venture with Solar Energy Corporation of India.
                     The expected cost of power production is pegged at Rs 5 per/unit which wouldbe lower than production costs in any solar project in the country, including the one at Neemuch in MP and Mehran and Patan in Gujarat.
Gujarat may lose top spot in solar power generation Speaking to TOI, additional chief secretary for new and renewable energy, SR Mohanty, said, "We are planning to inaugurate the plant on August 15, 2016. The plant will be developed in three segments of 250 MW each. Land acquisition will be over by end of month and over 90% land for the project is owned by government," he said.Acquisition for remaining 300 hectares of non-government land is continuing. "There are no
hiccups as the land is non-agricultural and barren," said Rewa district collector, Rahul Jain.



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