Azure Roof Power to Electrify Ministry of Health and Family Welfare Facilities Across 5 States


NEW DELHI–(BUSINESS WIRE)–Azure Power (NYSE: AZRE), a leading independent solar power producer in

India, announced that it has won a 1.3 MW solar rooftop project in an
auction conducted by NTPC Vidyut Vyapar Nigam (NVVN), a wholly owned
subsidiary of the National Thermal Power Corporation (NTPC). Azure Power
will provide power for 25 years to Ministry of Health and Family
Welfare, Government of India facilities in the states and union
territories of Delhi, Puducherry, Uttar Pradesh, West Bengal and Assam.
The power will be sold at a tariff range of INR 3.19 – 4.11 (~US$ 0.05-
0.06) per kWh based on location. In addition, Azure Power qualifies for
a capital incentive which is expected to result in a weighted average
levelized tariff of INR 5.29 (~US$0.08) per kWh.

Azure Roof Power offers superior rooftop solar power solutions
for commercial, industrial, government, and institutional customers in
cities across India to lower their energy bill and meet their greenhouse
gas (GHG) emission reduction targets. With over 150 MWs of high quality,
operating and committed solar assets across 20 states, Azure Roof Power
has one of the largest rooftop portfolios in the country. Azure Roof
Power has a well-diversified customer base with majority portfolio
contracted with Government of India backed entities. Azure Roof Power
customers include large commercial real estate companies, a leading
global chain of premium hotels, distribution companies in smart cities,
warehouses, Delhi Metro Rail Corporation, Indian Railways, a Delhi water
utility company and various Government of India Ministries.

Commenting on the occasion, Mr Inderpreet Wadhwa, Founder, Chairman
and Chief Executive Officer
, Azure Power said, “Azure Roof Power
offers tremendous value to our customers across various segments. We are
pleased to announce our latest win with NVVN to electrify Ministry of
Health and Family Welfare facilities across five states. With this win,
we have once again demonstrated our strong project development
capabilities and 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.”

About Azure Power

Azure Power (NYSE: AZRE) is a leading independent solar power producer
in India with a portfolio of over 1,300 MWs across 23 states/union
territories. With its in-house engineering, procurement and construction
expertise and advanced in-house operations and maintenance capability,
Azure Power provides low-cost and reliable solar power solutions to
customers throughout India. It has developed, constructed and operated
solar projects of varying sizes, from utility scale to rooftop, since
its inception in 2008. Highlights include the construction of India’s
first private utility scale solar PV power plant in 2009 and the
implementation of the first MW scale rooftop project under the smart
city initiative in 2013.

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