Azure Power commissions 100 MW NTPC solar project in AP

V Rishi Kumar Hyderabad | Updated on January 12, 2018

Azure Power has commissioned a 100-megawatt (MW) solar power plant in Andhra Pradesh.

The project, auctioned by NTPC, has been set up at Kurnool Ultra Mega Solar Park with a total capacity of 1,000 MWs. The solar park is being developed by Solar Park Implementation Agency (SPIA) and Andhra Pradesh Solar Power Corporation Limited (APSPCL). Azure Power will supply power to NTPC for 25 years at a tariff of Rs 5.12 per kWh. Spread across 500 acres of land in Andhra Pradesh, the project will help in electrifying the nearby areas.

Inderpreet Wadhwa, Founder and Chief Executive Officer, Azure Power in a statement said, “With the commissioning of this plant, we have once again demonstrated our strong project development, engineering, and execution capabilities. We are delighted to make a contribution towards realization of Prime Minister’s commitment towards clean and green energy, through solar power generation.”

Azure Power has a portfolio of over 1,000 MWs across 18 states. With over 100 MWs of high quality, operating and committed solar assets, the company has one of the largest rooftop portfolios in the country.

Published on June 14, 2017

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