Azure Power Gets LoI to Electrify HAL

Azure Power Gets LoI to Electrify HAL

The project will be developed by the company within HAL estate area of approx 30 acres.

Indian solar power producer Azure Power has received a letter of intent for a 6 MW solar project won an auction conducted by Odisha Renewable Energy Development Agency (OREDA) for Hindustan Aeronautics Ltd (HAL).

Azure Power

The capacity won is 100 percent of the total capacity allocated and the company is expected to sign a 25-year power purchase agreement with HAL which has a domestic debt rating of AAA by CRISIL, a S&P company, at a tariff of Rs 3.13 (~US 4.6 cents) per kWh.

The project will be developed by the company within HAL estate area of approx 30 acres.

HAL is a major domestic supplier of aviation equipment to the Indian defence sector and is governed under the management of the Indian Ministry of Defence.

Commenting on the development, Azure Power, Founder, Chairman and Chief Executive Officer, Inderpreet Wadhwa said, “We are pleased to announce our win with HAL and with this, we continue to demonstrate our strong project development, engineering, and execution capabilities. We are delighted to make this contribution towards the realization of our Hon’ble Prime Minister’s commitment towards clean and green energy, through solar power generation.”

The company has been among the most active participants in solar power auctions since the beginning of the solar power market in India and the majority of the it’s portfolio are with customers that have some of the best credit ratings in India, most of which are backed by the Government of India.

"Want to be featured here or have news to share? Write to info[at]

Manu Tayal

Manu is an Associate Editor at Saur Energy International where she writes and edits clean & green energy news, featured articles and interview industry veterans with a special focus on solar, wind and financial segments.