South Australia is on a plan to build largest thermal solar plant of world. Recently a world’s largest battery was also launched by the South Australia on Friday. The state development approval for the world largest solar plant has already been given. The construction work will be started this year.
As per the reports, the solar power plant will be able to generate electricity equal to 500-gigawatt hours of energy annually. This will provide power to approximately 90,000 households.
About the Plant to be constructed
After the functioning of the plant starts, it will be world’s largest single-tower solar thermal power plant. Multiple heliostats will be used to focus solar energy onto a single central tower.
The plant will displace 200,000 tonnes of CO2 annually.
The location of the plant will be from 30 kilometres north of Port Augusta, in South Australia.