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Adani Green arm acquires 40 Mw operating solar project in Odisha

The project has a long-term power purchase agreement (PPA) with Solar Energy Corporation of India (SECI) for Rs 4.235 per unit, with remaining PPA life of about 22 years

Adani Green Energy | solar project | Odisha

Press Trust of India  |  New Delhi 


Adani Renewable Energy (MH) has acquired a 40 MW operating in .

"Adani Renewable Energy (MH) Energy Limited, a wholly-owned subsidiary of Limited, has completed acquisition of 100% of the share capital and all the securities of Vento Energy Infra Private Limited from Essel Green Energy Limited," as per a regulatory filing.

Earlier in the day, the company had said Adani Renewable Energy (MH) Limited (AREMHL), a wholly-owned subsidiary of Ltd (AGEL), has signed definitive agreements with Essel Green Energy to acquire 100 per cent economic value in an SPV that owns a 40 MW operating in .

The project has a long-term power purchase agreement (PPA) with Solar Energy Corporation of India (SECI) for Rs 4.235 per unit, with remaining PPA life of about 22 years.

The closing of the transaction is subject to customary conditions, it had said.

The acquisition of the project is at an enterprise valuation of Rs 219 crore.

With this acquisition, AGEL will achieve a total renewable capacity of 19.8 GW. The total portfolio includes 5.4 GW operational assets, 5.7 GW assets under construction and 8.7 GW near construction assets.

Vneet Jaain, managing director and CEO of Adani Green Energy, said with the acquisition of this project in Odisha, AGEL will now have its footprint across 12 states in India.

"We are on an expansion path that will make us the world's largest renewable player by 2030," he added.

(Only the headline and picture of this report may have been reworked by the Business Standard staff; the rest of the content is auto-generated from a syndicated feed.)

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First Published: Fri, October 01 2021. 02:01 IST