Hitachi Energy wins 300 MW solar project from Ayana

Hitachi Energy India Limited has won a contract for 300 MW solar photovoltaic project from Ayana Renewable Power (Ayana). The project will be located in Bikaner, Rajasthan. Hitachi Energy will offer its engineering, procurement, and construction (EPC) services. The company will supply the power produced from the facility to the national transmission system. For this project, the company is working with Ayana to co-create an optimised solution by meeting the safety, quality and technical requirement specified by Solar Energy Corporation of India. The project is anticipated to be commissioned in March 2024.

Recently, in September 2023, Ayana announced the signing of power purchase agreement with Hindalco Industries Limited to set up 330 MW of solar and wind power capacity for Hindalco’s smelter plants in Odisha. The project will guarantee 100 MW round-the-clock (RTC) of carbon-free energy in collaboration with Greenko Energies.

In May 2023, Ayana obtained a contract to supply 300 MW of RTC renewable energy to Railway Energy Management Company Limited at a levelised pricing of Rs 4.1 per kWh through its subsidiary ‘Project Nine Renewable Energy’.