Assam witnesses 25 MW solar project to power APDCL grid

01 May 2022

South Assam's district of Cachar recently witnessed the commissioning of a 25 MW solar power project that will feed power into the Assam Power Distribution Company Limited (APDCL) grid.

It is the last of the four-phase, having a total output capacity of 90 MW. The other three power units of the project are located in Kamrup, Udalguri and Nagaon districts.

This solar power project will operate under a 25-year power purchase agreement (PPA) with APDCL. It will provide power to the state of Assam at a tariff of Rs 3.34 per KWh.

It is the first-of-its-kind largest sustainable energy project in Northeast India.

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