Amplus Solar, a subsidiary of Malaysia’s oil and gas major Petronas, has announced receiving government’s approval for setting up two solar projects totalling 150 MW in the state of Haryana at a cost of Rs 750 crore.
In a statement, the company said, “Amplus had signed an MoU with Department of Renewable Energy, Govt for Haryana, in 2016 to invest Rs. 1,000 crore in solar sector in line with the Haryana Solar Policy that has a target of 3200 MW solar projects.”
It further stated Amplus will set-up these projects under group captive model in Sirsa and Bhiwani districts, for which the company has already acquired 575 acres of land under long-term lease.
“Amplus already has developed several rooftop projects of over 15 MW under RESCO model in Haryana and is already supplying solar energy to customers like Mahindra Defense, Rapid Metro, MothersonGroup, Fortis hospital, Yamaha and several others,” it added.
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