World’s Largest Solar Park to be Built in Kutch, Equivalent to Singapore in Size, Ready by 2026

World Energy Independence Day is celebrated every year on July 10th to raise awareness about alternative energy. India is also making significant contributions in this field. Near the India-Pakistan border in the Rann of Kutch, the world’s largest renewable energy park is being developed. Along with the solar energy dream project, this park is being constructed. The Adani Group is preparing it in Khavda with an investment of 1.50 lakh crores. This park is larger than the area of Singapore. It will provide benefits equivalent to planting 9 crore trees.

Renewable Energy Production in India

This park will be completed in 2026, generating 30,000 gigawatts of electricity. During the year 2023-24, 359,889 million units of renewable energy were produced in the country, with the highest share being 13.38% in Rajasthan. Gujarat ranked second with 43,000 million units (11.96%). Compared to 2022-23, renewable energy production in the state increased by 20%. According to the ‘State of India’s Environment 2024’ report, Kerala had the highest percentage of e-vehicle registrations at 11% among the total vehicle registrations in 2023-24. Gujarat registered only 5% and is ranked ninth in this list.

Features of the 538 Sq. Km Khavda Project

  • 30 GW: Annual renewable energy production capacity.
  • 8,100 crores: Units of electricity will be produced, enough to supply power to Belgium, Chile, and Switzerland.
  • 1.61 crores: Households will be supplied with electricity, equivalent to the households in Poland and Canada.
  • 15,200: Jobs will be created.
  • 171 crores: Liters of water will be saved.
  • 5.80 crores: Tons of carbon emissions will be avoided.
  • 60,300: Tons of coal will be saved.
Rajasthan is at the forefront of renewable energy production
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Figures in million units, Source: State of India’s Environment 2024

Highest E-Vehicle Registration in Kerala

According to the ‘State of India’s Environment’ report, Kerala topped the list with 11% of total vehicle registrations being e-vehicles in 2023-24. Assam ranked second with 10%, followed by Uttar Pradesh with 9%. Four states—Bihar, Chhattisgarh, Odisha, and Uttarakhand—had 7% registrations each. Rajasthan recorded 6% while Gujarat had only 5%.

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