EDF opens 150MW Indian solar farms

EDF’s renewable arm has opened two new solar farms in India. The projects, totalling 150MW, is co-owned by EREN Renewable Energy. They were developed by the companies’ subsidiary ACME Solar, where each […]

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EDF’s renewable arm has opened two new solar farms in India.

The projects, totalling 150MW, is co-owned by EREN Renewable Energy.

They were developed by the companies’ subsidiary ACME Solar, where each firm holds a 25% stake.

The 120MW NSM project is a combination of five solar plants and 612,000 panels and is funded by institutions including the International Finance Corporation and the Asian Development Bank.

The 30MW Odisha solar farm has 117,000 solar panels.

The projects, which are located in the states of Rajasthan and Odisha, are expected to provide energy to more than 90,000 homes in total.

Manoj Kumar Upadhyay, Chairman of ACME Cleantech said: “The solar market in India has been steadily growing for several years and is now undeniably a competitive solution.”