The company said this is the world's largest in the solar power space using the latest technology available today in renewable energy and has been set up along side its 40-MW photo-voltaic project in the Jaisalmer district of Rajasthan.

The project was won by an arm of Reliance Power, Rajasthan Sun Technique Energy, by way of an international competitive bidding and the electricity generated is being sold to NTPC Vidyut Vyapar Nigam, a subsidiary of the state-owned enterprise.

The technology for the project has been supplied by Areva Solar of the US, an arm of the French power major, with minimal environmental slip, lesser land requirement, and with more efficiency, Reliance Power said in a statement.

With this project, the group's power generation capacity has increased to 5,285 MW, including 5,100 MW from thermal and 185 MW of renewal energy sources.

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