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ReNew Power Commissions 300 MW Solar Plant in Pavagada

Press Trust of India  |  GURUGRAM 

/ -- Ltd. ("ReNew Power"), India's leading renewable Independent Power Producer, today announced the commissioning of its 300 MW solar plant at the Pavagada Solar Park, located in district in This is ReNew Power's largest solar plant commissioned in terms of capacity till date and will help mitigate 0.6 million tonnes of CO2 emissions per year. currently has a solar portfolio of nearly 3 GW across India, including both commissioned and projects under development.

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Speaking on this occasion, Sumant Sinha, of said, "We take great pride in commissioning our state-of-the-art 300 MW solar power plant at Pavagada as we look to with the Government of in harnessing the solar potential of the state. At ReNew, we are committed to providing efficient clean solutions to drive sustainable economic growth in and do our bit to arrest climate change."

Commenting on the distinguishing features of this solar plant, Parag Sharma, of ReNew Power said, "This is the first utility scale solar plant in to use high efficiency Mono PERC solar modules and is based on with string invertors. With the commissioning of this site, we have now increased our installed capacity in the 2000 MW to a total of 350 MW, reinforcing our status as one of the principal developers. The plant, during its construction phase, generated direct and indirect employment for around 1,500 people and will directly employ more than 100 people post commissioning."

As a socially responsible corporate, ReNew Power also has a robust community development agenda, under which multiple initiatives are undertaken to transform the lives of people in the vicinity of ReNew's project sites. Till date, ReNew Power's CSR programmes have impacted around 15,000 lives across 16 villages in To mark this occasion, a solar roof top installation was inaugurated at the GHP School, Valluru, adjacent to ReNew's solar farm at Pavagada, under its flagship program 'Lighting Lives', to foster an improved learning

About ReNew Power

ReNew Power Limited is India's largest renewable IPP (Independent Power Producer) in terms of total As of February 2019, ReNew had a total capacity of over 7 GW of wind and solar power assets across the country, including commissioned and under development projects. It develops, builds, owns and operates utility scale wind and as well as distributed that generate energy for commercial and industrial customers. ReNew has a strong track record of organic and inorganic growth having nearly doubled its operational capacity in each of the last three Fiscal Years. ReNew's broad base of equity investors include Goldman Sachs, JERA, ADIA, CPPIB, and GEF SACEF

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First Published: Wed, April 10 2019. 16:35 IST