Azure M-Power Forays Into Rural Electrification Through Mini and Micro Grids


 
 
05:14 11/12/2017

Azure Power AZRE , a leading independent solar power producer in India, announced its foray into rural electrification through mini and micro grids in the eastern state of Jharkhand.

According to the Ministry of Power, more than three million households in Jharkhand are without electricity.

The Jharkhand Renewable Energy Development Agency (JREDA) has awarded projects for design, supply, installation, commissioning and operation for 5 years of decentralised distributed solar PV power plants along with power distribution networks to the unelectrified households in an effort to electrify these households.

Azure Power has won a project to electrify 320 households across 11 villages through development of mini and micro grids.

Speaking on this occasion, Inderpreet Wadhwa, Founder, Chairman and Chief Executive Officer, Azure Power said “Azure Power aims to bridge the energy access gap in India through its low-cost and reliable solar power solutions. With the launch of Azure M-Power for electrification of villages across India, we are delighted to make a contribution towards the realization of our Hon’ble Prime Minister’s commitment towards 24x7 power for all.”

Azure Power is an established leader in the Indian solar industry with the longest track record in developing and operating large utility-scale solar projects.


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