SunEdison has connected 25MW to the grid at the Charanka solar park. The plant is part of the Gujarat solar project in the Patan district, aiming to generate a total of 600MW of solar and wind energy, provided by a variety of different developers, once completed. The Charanka park is home to a number of PV facilities by different developers, generating over 200MW in total. SunEdison’s plant is equipped with more than 89,000 PV modules and has been completed in only four months.
Pashupathy Gopalan, managing director of SunEdison’s South Asia and Sub-Saharan operations commented: "SunEdison takes pride in being an active contributor to the largest solar power producing state in India. Owing to the state's progressive solar policies, we are confident we can help make Gujarat the national solar hub for India."