Top 10 PV Power Plants Worldwide by 2022

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According to the IEA (the International Energy Agency), renewable energy will account for 95 percent of the world's new power generation capacity by 2025, overtaking coal as the world's largest source of electricity, with photovoltaics accounting for 60 percent of total new renewable capacity. This article will give an introduction of ten of the largest photovoltaic power plants in the world today. (Note: Rankings are based on Wikipedia)


No.10 Jinchuan Solar Park

Gansu Province Jinchuan Zhongke Grid-Connected solar farm is an operating solar farm in Ningyuanbao, Jinchuan District, Jinchang, Gansu, China. The solar park covers almost 90 km2 of semi-desert to the north west of the city, while a further cluster of projects is to the south.The solar park has now been increased to 15 plants with a combined capacity just over 1 GW. Jinchuan’s largest plant has a capacity over 200 MW.


No.9 Noor Abu Dhabi

The Nur ABU Dhabi Solar Farm is the largest single-site solar farm located in Sweehan, near ABU Dhabi. Noor translates as light in Arabic. It has 3.2 million solar panels with a total capacity of 1,177 megawatts. The plant is known to provide clean energy to 90,000 people in ABU Dhabi.


No.8 NP Kunta

NP Kunta Ultra Mega Solar Park,is also known as Ananthapuram - I Ultra Mega Solar Park or Kadiri Ultra Mega Solar Park is a solar park,with a total area of 32 square kilometers (12 square miles). It is located in Nambulapulakunta Mandal, Kadiri constituency, Kadiri sub-division, Sri Sathya Sai District, Andhra Pradesh, India, 35 km from Kadiri. The total planned capacity is 1500 MW and the existing capacity is 1200 MW.


No.7 Mohammed bin Rashid Al Maktoum Solar Park