Azure Power has announced that it has signed a record 415 PPAs for a portion of the 11.2 MW rooftop solar power project won last month for Madhya Pradesh Urja Vikas Nigam (MPUVNL), in which the company won ~90% of the total project sites allocated.
Various Government colleges, engineering colleges, polytechnics, Industrial Training Institutes (ITIs) and universities gathered in Bhopal for the signing ceremony. Several dignitaries attended the ceremony, including Vijendra Singh Sisodiya, Chairman, MP Urja Vikas Nigam; Manu Srivastava, Principal Secretary, New and Renewable Energy Department; Neeraj Mandloi, Principal Secretary, Higher Education Department; Dr Sanjay Goyal, MD, MP Madhya Kshetra Vidyut Vitaran Company; and Ajit Kumar, Commissioner, Higher Education Department.
Azure Roof Power offers superior rooftop solar power solutions for commercial, industrial, government, and institutional customers in cities across India to lower their energy bill and meet their greenhouse gas (GHG) emission reduction targets. With over 200 MWs of high- quality, operating and committed solar assets across 23 states, Azure Roof Power has one of the largest rooftop portfolios in the country. Azure Roof Power has a well-diversified customer base with a majority of the portfolio contracted with THE Government of India backed entities. Azure Roof Power customers include large commercial real-estate companies, a leading global chain of premium hotels, distribution companies in smart cities, warehouses, Delhi Metro Rail, Indian Railways, a Delhi water utility company and various Government of India ministries.
Vishal Jain, DGM, Azure Roof Power, says, “Our sincere gratitude to MPUVNL for all the cooperation and support extended. We are glad to contribute towards the expansion of solar by the Government of Madhya Pradesh.”
Manu Srivastava, Principal Secretary, New and Renewable Energy Department, says, “We are glad to partner with Azure Power in meeting the country’s renewable energy obligations. This step is an expression of commitment of the Madhya Pradesh Government towards renewable energy and its commitment to the improvement of educational institutions in the state.”
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