Adani Green Energy Limited (AGEL) has announced its arm ASE4PL has commissioned an aggregate 100 MW solar capacity comprising two 50 MW plants in the Indian State of Uttar Pradesh. The plants—located at Jalalabad in the Shahjahanpur district and at Sahaswan in the Budaun district—were commissioned almost one month ahead of their schedule.
Both the plants benefit from power purchase agreements with Uttar Pradesh Power Corporation Limited (UPPCL) at INR 3.22/kWh and INR 3.19/kWh, for 25 years.
The plants will connect to AGEL’s Energy Network Operation Centre (ENOC) platform, which helps the developer ensure superior operational performance of its entire solar and wind plants spread across diverse locations in India.
“With this [plants in Uttar Pradesh], we have added a capacity of 700 MW capacity since the beginning of challenging Covid-19 pandemic crisis. This places AGEL’s total renewable portfolio of 14,815 MW well on track to reach its vision of 25 GW capacity by 2025,” read a statement.
Speaking on this development, Vneet S. Jaain, managing director and chief executive officer, Adani Green Energy Ltd said, “ The company’s approach of three years of advanced site resource estimation, design planning, supply chain assurance with our team’s commitment and ability to deliver projects with great focus, makes it possible for us to execute the projects ahead of committed schedule. It also asserts our expertise in executing and operating the plants. With this, we continue to strengthen our advancement towards our long-term vision to achieve a renewable capacity of 25 GW by 2025 through a mix of strategic approach and operational excellence.”
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