Azure Power has announced the successful commissioning of its largest 600 MW Interstate Transmission System (ISTS) connected solar project, awarded by Solar Energy Corporation of India (SECI). The project is in Bikaner, Rajasthan and electricity generated from the project will be supplied to SECI at a tariff of INR 2.53 (~3.5 US cents) per kWh for 25 years. It is the largest solar power project in India, owned and operated at one location by any developer.
Azure Power commissioned this project in phases, with the last 100 MW commissioned this month. Following this, Azure Power has 2,510 MW of high-performance operational solar assets spread across the country.
“It’s an amazing way to start the new year. Since this project was started at the onset of Covid-19 in India, we have faced several challenges amid lockdowns and security issues. Despite the challenges and while prioritizing the health and safety of all our employees and communities, we have managed to deliver high performing assets and are extremely proud to have reached another milestone on our journey towards a brighter future. resilient and sustainable,” said Ranjit Gupta, CEO and CEO, Azure Power.
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