Kadapa Ultra Mega Solar Park is a solar park spread over a total area of 6,075.24 acres (24.5856 km2) in the Galiveedu mandal of Kadapa district, Andhra Pradesh. The project is being implemented by the Andhra Pradesh Solar Power Corporation Private Limited (APSPCL), a joint venture of Solar Energy Corporation of India (SECI), Andhra Pradesh Power Generation Corporation and the New & Renewable Energy Development Corporation of Andhra Pradesh Ltd.
A 1,000 MW solar park at Kadapa was approved by the Union Government in August 2015. NTPC Limited invited bids from solar power developers to develop 250 MW capacity in March 2016, and 650 MW capacity in July 2016.
The auction for 250 MW concluded on 11 April 2017. NTPC awarded the contract to French firm Solairedirect for a record-low tariff of INR 3.15 per kWh.
|Solar park||Kadapa solar park|
|Name of the SPPD||Andrah Pradesh Solar Power Corporation|
|Location||Kopparthi, Andhra Pradesh, India|
|Total capacity installed||1000 MW|
|Date of operation|
|SPD/IPP(s)||Solaire direct (250 MW)|
|Tariff(s) in INR||3.15 inr|
|Total being generated in MW||0|
|Total being generated in MWh||0|
|Total being generated in MVAr||0|
|Total Generated in MW||View graph|
|System Voltage Profile||View graph|
|System Frequency||View graph|