20% Special Sale Ends Today! Hurry Up!!!

Consider the following statements

  1. Gujarat has the largest solar park in India.
  2. Kerala has a fully solar powered International Airport.
  3. Goa has the largest floating solar photovoltaic project in India.

Which of the statements given below is/are correct?

(a) 1 and 2

(b) 2 only

(c) 1 and 3

(d) 3 only

Explanation

The correct answer is: b) 2 only

  • Statement 1 is incorrect. Rajasthan has the largest solar park in India, not Gujarat. The Bhadla Solar Park in Rajasthan with a capacity of 2245 MW is the world’s largest solar park.
  • Statement 2 is correct. Cochin International Airport in Kerala is the first airport in the world to be fully powered by solar energy. It has a 12 MWp solar power plant.
  • Statement 3 is incorrect. The largest floating solar photovoltaic project in India is located in Andhra Pradesh, not Goa. NTPC has a 100 MW floating solar plant at Ramagundam in Telangana.

So out of the three statements, only statement 2 is correct.

Learn more

  • India has an ambitious target of achieving 175 GW of renewable energy capacity by 2022, of which 100 GW is to come from solar energy.
  • As of March 2022, the installed solar energy capacity in India stood at 49.59 GW.
  • Top states in terms of installed solar capacity are Rajasthan, Karnataka, Andhra Pradesh, Telangana and Gujarat.
  • India has some of the world’s largest solar parks like the Bhadla Solar Park (Rajasthan) and Pavagada Solar Park (Karnataka).
  • Floating solar plants are gaining popularity in India and states like Kerala, Andhra Pradesh and Tamil Nadu have commissioned such projects.
  • Cochin International Airport has set a benchmark by becoming the first fully solar powered airport in the world.
  • The government provides financial assistance and incentives for setting up solar parks and plants under schemes like Solar Park scheme, solar rooftop scheme etc.

Related Posts

No posts found.
Subscribe
Notify of
guest
0 Comments
Inline Feedbacks
View all comments
X
Home Courses Plans Account
20% Special Sale Ends Today! Hurry Up!!!