Solar Power Plant Commissioned in Punjab

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Hindustan Cleanenergy Ltd (Hindustan Power) has commissioned its second solar power plant in Punjab at an investment of Rs. 325 crores.

The Project was awarded by the Punjab Energy Development Agency on Bidding Route and the PPA has been signed with Punjab State Power Corporation Limited (PSPCL).

The high degree of solar insolation in the state is enabling a generation of 2,20,000 units per day.

The commissioning of the 50 MW solar plant increases the cumulative solar capacity of the company in Punjab to 80 MWs.

Hindustan Cleanenergy Ltd is a pioneer in developing solar farms and is also a significant player operating in the global Renewable energy market. The company was established in 2009, with the objective of developing renewable energy projects in India and around the world.

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