The Indian state of Rajasthan, with 10.6 GW of installed solar power capacity, has announced plans to build an 800MW solar park in Jaisalmer with Rajasthan Power Generation Corp. Rajasthan Solar Park Development Co. has also revealed plans to build a 1,000MW solar park in Bikaner.

From pv magazine India

The Indian state of Rajasthan will host 1.8GW of solar capacity at two sites in Jaisalmer and Bikaner.

Rajasthan has already developed the world’s largest solar park with a 2.245GW of capacity in Bhadla, Jodhpur district. Similarly, Renewable Energy Corp. is developing a 925MW solar park in Jaisalmer district.

Rajasthan official Subodh Agarwal said the Indian Ministry of New and Renewable Energy has issued approvals to develop the 800MW solar park in Jaisalmer via Rajasthan Power Generation Corp. and a 1,000MW solar park in Bikaner via Rajasthan Solar Park Development Co.