Not far from Las Vegas in the Mojave desert, is a solar thermal power station of 392 MW. Once the sun plantation with more than 300,000 controlled mirrors, occupying an area of approximately 14.24 square kilometers, is considered the largest in the world, but now the primacy of intercepted solar power, built in the south of India in just eight months.
Power newfound leader of 648 MW, and the entire complex covers an area of 10 square kilometers with 2.5 million solar panels. The initiator and sponsor of the construction by the Government of India. Total for the construction of solar power plant, built in the southern state of Tamil Nadu, 662 million dollars were spent.
The new power plant is getting closer leads India to switch to renewable energy sources. Initially, the country’s leadership intends to build several solar thermal power plants that together they worked out to 20 gigawatts by 2022 but now decided to increase the amount of energy received by up to 100 gigawatts by the year. Due to the already constructed power plant in Tamil Nadu, India is poised to become the world’s third largest supplier of renewable energy in 2017, behind only China and the United States.
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