AZURE POWER COMMISSIONS SOLAR POWER PLANT IN INDIA
Azure Power has announced the commissioning of its largest (100 MW) solar plant under India’s National Solar Mission (NSM) policy in Jodhpur, Rajasthan. Azure Power had won this project under the NSM Phase-2 Batch I to supply power to Solar Energy Corporation of India, for 25 years.
With the commissioning of this project, Azure Power is now the single largest owner and operator of solar PV projects under the NSM with a cumulative operational capacity of 142MWs under this policy. The Government of India announced the JNNSM in 2010 and has allocated solar PV projects totaling 1250MW over three tranches of 150MW, 350MW and 750MWs since.
Azure Power has successfully won in all the three tranches, where 5MW, 35MW and the maximum permissible capacity of 100MW has been won and commissioned respectively under each of the three tranches. With the completion of these projects Azure Power also becomes the largest investor of solar power in the state of Rajasthan.