Azure Power Global Commissions Solar Plant in India

Azure Power Global, a solar power producer in India, said early Tuesday it has commissioned a 100-megawatt (MW) solar power plant in Andhra Pradesh.

The project was auctioned by NTPC, which is India’s largest power utility. The solar plant 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, and Andhra Pradesh Solar Power Corporation Limited. Azure Power will supply power to NTPC for 25 years at a tariff of INR5.12 ($0.079) per kWh.

By Sonia Taylor