According to reports, Azure Power an independent power producer in the Indian solar power sector, has commissioned the first large scale solar power plant of 30 MW capacity in Durg, Chhattisgarh. Azure won this project under the Chhasttisgarh Solar Policy 2012-2017 to supply power to Chhattisgarh State Power Distribution Company Limited (CPDCL), for 25 years.
Azure Power commissions 30 MW capacity Plant in Durg, Chhattisgarh
Spread across 150 acres of land the power plant installation in Chhattisgarh completed in three phases of 10 MW each. The first phase was completed in the month of June and remaining 20 MW was commissioned in the consecutive months. In a continued demonstration of Azure’s strong engineering, procurement and construction (EPC) track record, the entire 30 MW plant is commissioned much in advance to the contracted scheduled date.
With the commissioning of this plant, Azure Power will continue to contribute to the State Government’s stipulated target of power generation capacity under Chhattisgarh Solar Policy 2012-2017. Recently, Azure Power commissioned a 100 MW Capacity Plant in Rajasthan, largest solar power project under the National Solar Mission making Azure the single largest owner and operator of projects under the NSM with a cumulative operational capacity of 142MW.