The Potential in Kamuthi, Tamil Nadu has a capacity of 648 MW which covers an area of 10 sq/km. This is the largest solar power plant at a lone location taking title from Topaz Solar Farm in California, which has a capacity of 550 MW. The solar plant, built in an splendid eight months is cleaned every day by a robotic system and charged by its own solar panels.

At the full capacity, it is estimated to produce ample electricity to power about 1,50,000 homes. The project is comprehend of 2.5 million individual solar modules, and costs $679M (INR 46.51 Billion) to build. The new project has helped butt India's total installed solar capacity across the 10 GW mark, as per the statement by research firm Bridge to India. As the solar power increases, India is expected to wax the world's third-biggest solar market from next year on wards, after China and United States. India still needs to increase its take-up of solar panels if it is to achieve the aspiring targets set by the government. By the year 2022, India aims to power 60 million homes by the sun. It is part of the government's goal to produce 40% of its power from non-fossil fuels by 2030. This aim has been applaud by environmental groups and is anticipate will also help reduce the country's problem with air quality. 

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