GMR Charanka Solar Plant is a 25MW solar PV power project. It is located in Gujarat, India. The project is currently active. It has been developed in single phase. Post completion of construction, the project got commissioned in March 2012.

Project Type Total Capacity (MW) Active Capacity (MW) Pipeline Capacity (MW) Project Status Project Location Project Developer
Solar PV 25 25 Active Gujarat, India GMR Infrastructure


The project was developed by GMR Infrastructure. GMR Energy and Tenaga Nasional are currently owning the project having ownership stake of 70% and 30% respectively.

GMR Charanka Solar Plant is a ground-mounted solar project which is spread over an area of 125 acres.

The project generates 36,330MWh of electricity. The project cost is $68.251m.

Development Status

The project got commissioned in March 2012.

Power Purchase Agreement

The power generated from the project is sold to Gujarat Urja Vikas Nigam under a power purchase agreement with a contracted capacity is 25MW.

Contractors Involved

Indu Projects was selected to render EPC services for the solar PV power project.

Canadian Solar was selected as the supplier of the PV modules for the project. The company supplied modules with rated capacity of 235W.

Canadian Solar was selected as the supplier of the PV modules for the project. The company supplied modules with rated capacity of 240W.

SMA Solar Technology supplied 45 of its Sunny Central 500CP inverters to the project site.

About GMR Infrastructure

GMR Infrastructure Ltd (GMR), a subsidiary of GMR Group, is a construction company that executes various projects across the airport, energy, transportation and urban infrastructure sectors. The company owns and operates Indira Gandhi International Airport in Delhi, Bidar Airport at Karnataka, Rajiv Gandhi International Airport in Hyderabad and the Mactan Cebu International Airport in the Philippines. The company develops and operates power plants and road projects in India through the public-private partnership (PPP) and Engineering Procurement & Construction (EPC) model. The company undertakes the development of special economic zones across India. The company, through subsidiaries, has operations in several Indian states, Indonesia, Nepal, Greece, Singapore and the Philippines. GMR is headquartered in Mumbai, Maharashtra, India.


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