Solar Power Energy in Maharastra
Maharashtra is one of the important states located in the western region of India. Maharashtra has a population of over 110 million peoples with spread over 307,710 km2. It’s located in the border of Arabian Sea on the west, Karnataka in south, Madhya Pradesh in the east, Gujarat, Chhattisgarh are in the top of the state. Maharashtra is one of the most developed states in India and it contributing 25% of the industrial output from the country.
Maharashtra is the third largest state in India. 17% of total areas are occupied by forest. Main rivers on this state are Krishna, Bhima, Godavari, Tapi-Purna and Wardha-Wainganga.
Maharashtra has typical monsoon climate mixed with hot, rainy and cold weather seasons. The winter seasons are January and February then summers are between March and May monsoon follows on June, July, August and September. In summer, temperature are between 22 C to 39 C. So solar power is one of the best suitable applications in Maharashtra.
Power Stations in Maharashtra – Thermal Power Stations Coal based
1. Chandrapur Super Thermal Power Station – 2340 MW.
2. Bhusawal Thermal Power Station – 1420 MW
3. Khaparkheda Thermal Power Station – 1340 MW
4. Parli Thermal Power Station – 1130 MW
5. Nashik Thermal Power Station – 630 MW
6. Koradi Thermal Power Station – 620 MW
7. Paras Thermal Power Station – 500 MW
Hydro Power dams in Maharashtra are
1. Koyna Hydroelectric Project
2. Ghatghar Pumped Storage Hydroelectric Power Plant
3. Yeldari Dam
4. Vaitarana Dam
5. Surya Dam
6. Tillari Dam, Chandgad
7. Bhatghar Dam
8. Veer, Maharashtra
11. Panshet Dam
12. Varasgaon Dam
13. Pavana Dam
14. Warna Dam
15. Ujani Dam
16. Manikdoh Dam
17. Dimbhe Dam
18. Kanher Dam
How Solar Fits for Maharashtra?
The average annual temperature of Maharashtra is between 25 – 27-degree centigrade in all region. Rainfall and temperature almost similar throughout Maharashtra. For solar power, we need minimum 25-degree centigrade of heat which recommend for solar power generation. As of Maharashtra temperate will be suit for solar panel working process.
Solar Power Energy Companies Maharashtra