Azure Power, a leading Indian solar power company, inaugurated a 10 MW solar rooftop power plant in Mohali, Punjab. This is one of the country’s largest grid-connected solar rooftop projects.
The event was graced by Hon’ble Minister for New & Renewable Energy, Punjab, Bikram Singh Majithia and Hon’ble Agriculture Minister, Punjab, S. Tota Singh. Also, the ceremony was commemorated in the presence of Azure Power’s senior leadership including Mr. HS Wadhwa, COO and Preet Sandhu, Co-founder, Azure Power. The 10 MW solar rooftop project is spread across eight locations in the state of Punjab. The electricity generated by the plant will be sold to Punjab State Power Corporation Limited at a tariff of INR 7.59 kWh for a period of 25 years. Azure Power currently maintains a leading position in the state of Punjab. Starting from a 2MW project in 2009 in Awan, Azure Power has expanded its total solar portfolio to 225 MW in the state, currently making it the largest owner and operator of solar power plants in Punjab.