Amplus Solar Commissions 360MWp Plant At Bikaner

Highlights :

  • For the firm that started off as a C&I specialist for renewable solutions before the spread into rooftop and more, the Bikaner project is a milestone achievement for its size.
Amplus Solar Commissions 360MWp Plant At Bikaner

Amplus Solar announced the commissioning of its pioneering 360 MWp Inter-State Transmission System (ISTS) solar plant, Project Jai, situated in Jaimalsar village in Bikaner, Rajasthan.

The solar power generated by the plant will be shared with Commercial and Industrial (C&I) clients nationwide, enabling them to fulfil their green energy objectives.

The state-of-the-art solar facility, equipped with the latest available solar technology, including bi-facial modules, single-axis trackers, and 100% robotic cleaning systems, is notable for its focus on innovation and sustainability. Notably, the implementation of robotic cleaning system at Project Jai is projected to reduce the consumption of water for panel cleaning at the plant by up to 50 million liters per year.

Aerial view of the 360MWp Bikaner Solar plant

Aerial View OF the 360MWp Bikaner Plant

While known for pioneering rooftop solar solutions in India, the inauguration of this large-scale renewable energy project represents a significant diversification for Amplus Solar, further cementing its position as a key player in India’s renewable energy landscape.

Commenting on this milestone, Sharad Pungalia, MD & CEO of Amplus, stated, “Project Jai is the culmination of our decade-long experience and our futuristic vision for India’s clean energy sector. This project demonstrates our prowess in delivering complex utility-scale projects and In developing RTC and other innovative clean energy solutions that help our large consumer base meet their green energy requirements. I congratulate the team on this historic moment in our organizational journey, setting the stone for another decade of green growth”.

For Amplus Solar which celebrates its 10th anniversary this year, the commissioning of the Project Jai in Bikaner heralds a new era of diversification and growth for the company.

Amplus has diversified into new avenues such as battery storage, residential solar, distributed green hydrogen and electric vehicle-based logistics solutions. Amplus owns and manages a portfolio of over 1.5+ GW of distributed solar assets and serves 350+ renowned Indian and multinational firms like Yamaha, Cisco, Amazon, Walmart, Reckitt Benckiser, Schlumberger, Carlsberg, ABB, TVS, Schneider, Qualcomm, Halliburton, GE, Honda among others, quadrupling its customer base from 2017 to 2023.

Amplus operational plants are expected to generate 22 billion units of electricity over their lifetime.

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Tony Cheu

Tony is a BSc who has shifted from a career in finance to journalism recently. Passionate about the energy transition, he is particularly keen on the moves being made in the OECD countries to contribute to the energy transition.