ACME, India's leading solar IPP, today announced closure of a deal with Brookfield Renewable, a global owner and operator of renewable power assets, to build a 450MWp Solar Project in Rajasthan.
This solar project includes a 25-year power purchase agreement with Maharashtra State Electricity Distribution Company Limited (MSEDCL), a wholly-owned subsidiary of the Maharashtra State Electricity Board, the largest electricity distribution utility in India and the 2nd largest in the World.
Through this project, they will provide clean & green electricity to over a million households. It is also expected that the project will provide jobs for over 450 people during its construction phase and 150 people while its operating.
As the world seeks its ways to accelerate the pace of transformation in the clean energy sector, India is in a unique position to demonstrate tremendous growth in Solar Power.
Manoj Kumar Upadhyay Founder and Chairman of the ACME group said “We are glad to develop a 450 MWp solar project in India and look forward to working with Brookfield Renewable in the future as well. We appreciate the enthusiasm from global renewable energy experts and investors who strive to be a part of India's success story. Backed by abundant renewable resources and lower per capita energy consumption, the country plans to achieve 450 GW of renewable power by 2030. ACME Solar is known for transforming and creating value by offering the most affordable tariffs to our end customers.”
ACME is a leading integrated solar power producer in India with a portfolio of c.5.0GWp, out of which 2.3 GWp in operating and 2.7 GWp in under construction. The assets are well diversified with a presence across 13 states and a central: state mix of 65:35. The company has an asset base of c. USD 2Bn and employs over 1000 associates across multiple sites. The company's vision is to be in the top 10 cleantech companies in the world. ACME has brought several innovations and accommodated the latest technologies for the best solar plant operations.