ENGIE exceeds its renewable energy capacity to 1.5 GW in India

Recently, ENGIE, the World Energy Actor, was awarded by Solar Energy Corporation of India (SECI), a 200 MW onshore wind project in the state of Gujarat. ENGIE is all set to sign a 25-year power purchase agreement (PPA) with Federal Government entity, SECI.

ENGIE was just awarded by Solar Energy Corporation of India (SECI) a 200 MW onshore wind project in the state of Gujarat. ENGIE will sign a 25-year power purchase agreement (PPA) with Federal Government entity, SECI. Following a series of successes, ENGIE’s total renewable capacity in India has exceeded to 1.5 GW.

Paulo Almirante, ENGIE’s Executive Vice President and Group COO declared: “These successes demonstrate ENGIE’s capability to accelerate the development of its renewable energy portfolio and meet the ambitious target of adding 9 GW of additional renewable capacities over the next 3 years.”

This success follows an earlier award to the Group by Gujarat Urja Vikas Nigam Limited (GUVNL) for a 280 MWp solar photovoltaic (PV) project in Gujarat as part of the Raghanesda solar park, currently under development. Under the scope of the project, ENGIE will also sign a 25-year PPA with GUVNL, the state power distribution company.

ENGIE also finalized commissioning one week ahead of schedule of 80% of the 338 MWp Kadapa solar PV project located in the state of Andhra Pradesh, followed by commercial operation in early June.

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