Hareon & Azure 118 MW Indian PV Project

Indian-Chinese Joint Venture To Develop 118 MW PV Capacity In Telangana
05:15 PM (Beijing Time) - 26. April 2017

Key Takeaways

  • Hareon Solar of China and Azure Power of India plan to start a joint venture to develop 118 MW solar power plant in India
  • To be located in Telangana, the project will use solar modules from Hareon
  • Project company Azure Power Thirty Seven Private Limited has already signed a 25-year PPA with the National Thermal Power Corporation
  • Hareon will be investing $76.6 million in the project through its Singapore based subsidiary Hareon Power Singapore Limited

Hareon Solar Technology Co., Ltd. will be partnering with Azure Power Global Limited to develop a 118 MW PV power plant in India. Hareon will be investing through its Singapore subsidiary Hareon Power Singapore Limited, while Azure Power will be entering the JV through its subsidiaries Azure Power India Private Limited and Azure Power Makemake Pvt. Ltd.

Jointly the companies will invest in the development and construction of a 118 MW PV power plant, which is assumed to be in Telangana in the south of India.The project company, Azure Power Thirty Seven Private Limited, has already signed a 25-year power purchase agreement (PPA) with the National Thermal Power Corporation (NTPC), India’s national utility.

Hareon plans to invest 7,943.3 million INR ($76.6 million) in the project with its subsidiary holding 45% stake in the joint venture.

The Chinese firm will also be selling its solar modules to Azure Power for $40 million.

In May 2016, Hareon commissioned its first Indian solar plant of 72 MW capacity through a JV agreement with ReNew Power in Andhra Pradesh (see Hareon PV Project In India).

Azure Power is reportedly the largest owner and operator of solar power plants in Punjab with a portfolio of 225 MW. In March 2017, it commissioned 130 MW solar power plant in Karnataka taking its total installed capacity in the state to 150 MW (see Azure Commissions 130 MW In Karnataka).

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