Azure Power has started construction of a 100 MW solar power project in Andhra Pradesh.
The project was auctioned by NTPC, designated under National Solar Mission for a total capacity of 1,000 MW of solar power projects at Kurnool Ultra Mega Solar Park.
The solar park is being developed by Solar Park Implementation Agency (SPIA), Andhra Pradesh Solar Power Corporation (APSPCL).
The tariff on the project has been fixed at Rs 5.12/ kWh and the company will supply power to NTPC for duration of 25 years. The project is expected to be commissioned by the second quarter 2017.