Khavda Renewable Energy Park


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Adani Green Energy Ltd (AGEL) recently established the world’s largest renewable energy park in Gujarat’s Khavda region.

About Khavda Renewable Energy Park

  • It is the world’s largest renewable energy park.
  • It is located at Khavda in Gujarat's Kutch region, boasting an impressive 45 GW capacity predominantly fueled by solar energy.
  • The region has the second-best solar radiation in the country after Ladakh and wind speeds five times that of the plains.
  • Situated just one kilometer from the international border with Pakistan, the energy park maintains a buffer zonemanned by the Border Security Force (BSF).
  • Originally accessed only by a modest airstrip without air traffic control, the site now gears up for a significant clean energy venture. 
  • It spans 538 square kilometres, approximately five times the size of Paris.
  • It is being built by Adani Green Energy Ltd (AGEL), India's largest renewable energy company.
  • Investment: AGEL will invest about Rs 1.5 lakh crore to generate 30 megawatts of clean electricity. It would comprise 26 GW of solar and 4GW of wind capacity.
  • The Khavda Park, at its peak, is projected to generate 81 billion units of electricity, a quantity capable of powering entire nations such as Belgium, Chile, and Switzerland.

Q1: What is renewable energy?

Renewable energy is energy derived from natural sources that are replenished at a higher rate than they are consumed. Sunlight and wind, for example, are such sources that are constantly being replenished.

Source:  Adani Group Establishes World's Largest Renewable Energy Park in Gujarat