INDIA SOLAR ENERGY : TOTAL EXPANDS ITS PARTNERSHIP WITH ADANI TO RENEWABLES AND ACQUIRES 50% OF A 2 GW SOLAR PORTFOLIO
GO ECO GREEN21. As part of its strategy to develop renewable energies, Total is expanding its partnership with Adani Group, India’s largest privately-owned energy and infrastructure conglomerate, in order to contribute to the growth of solar power generation in the country.
Indeed, the Indian government has a strong policy to support the renewable energy growth. The country’s capacity should increase from its 81 gigawatts (GW) in 2019 to 225 GW by 2022.
Total and Adani Green Energy Limited (AGEL) will create a 50/50 joint venture into which AGEL will transfer its solar assets in operation. These projects are spread over 11 Indian states and have a cumulative capacity of over 2 GW. All the projects benefit from nearly 25-year power purchase agreements (PPA) with national and regional electricity distributors…
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