Azure Power commissions 90 MW solar project in Assam
- The 90 MW of solar capacity is spread throughout 4 areas in Assam-- Udalguri, Kamrup, Nagaon, and also Cachar.
- Azure Power now has an operational capacity of over 2,900 MW of high-performing renewable energy assets in India.
Renewable energy significant Azure Power has announced that it has actually efficiently commissioned its 90 MW solar power project in Assam, the largest in the state. The 90 MW of solar capacity is spread throughout 4 areas in Assam-- Udalguri, Kamrup, Nagaon, and Cachar.
Azure Power claimed that the solar power project was commissioned in stages. The final phase of 25 MW has been commissioned in Cachar. The power created by the plant is being supplied to Assam Power Distribution Company Limited under a long-term 25-year power acquisition agreement (PPA) at a toll of Rs 3.34 per KWh.
The official declaration of the company says that following this commissioning, Azure Power now has an operational capacity of over 2,900 MW of high-performing renewable energy assets in India.
Pawan Kumar Agrawal, CFO, Azure Power, said, "We are exceptionally happy with all our teams, especially those at the website. They have actually displayed significant devotion, and also persistence in the face of substantial implementation difficulties. The project will go a long way in conference India's clean energy objectives."
Agrawal added, "The Government of Assam has the vision to transform Assam right into a sustainably developed state by 2030. Our project is a step forward in meeting this vision of the Government. In addition to conference sustainability targets of the state, our project will also aid in creating sustainable ecosystem by producing employment and income chances for regional population."
Azure Power is among the leading independent sustainable power solutions service providers, as well as power manufacturers in India. Azure likewise partners with industrial as well as industrial consumers in their decarbonization trip by supplying extensive options for their clean power requirements.
In its budget for 2022-23, the Assam Government has assigned Rs 4,000 crore for establishing solar power plants under Mukhyamantri Souro Shakti Prokolpo to boost the clean power generation in the state. The accumulated capacity of the upcoming solar projects will be 1000MW across Assam. The Ministry of New & Renewable Energy (MNRE) has also alloted 250 MW Grid Connected Solar Rooftop projects in Assam by 2022.