Manufacturing-Linked Solar Project

  • Sector: Power
  • Capacity: 8,000 MW
  • Investment: Rs 450 billion
  • Ownership: Private
  • Location: Multiple
  • Implementing agency: Adani Green Energy Limited (AGEL)
  • Start date: June 2020
  • Expected completion: 2025

As part of its first-of-its kind manufacturing linked solar agreement with the Solar Energy Corporation of India, AGEL is developing 8 GW of solar projects along with 2 GW of additional solar cell and module manufacturing capacity. This project is the largest of its type globally and will entail an investment of Rs 450 billion. The first 2 GW of generation capacity will come online by 2022 and the remaining 6 GW will be added in 2 GW annual increments through 2025. The projects will be set up at a variety of locations, including a 2 GW single-site generation project that is tied for the rank of the largest single-site project announced globally. The solar cell and module manufacturing capacity of 2 GW will be established by 2022.