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Azure Power partners with HanwahQ in solar power project in India

18 Aug 2015

Hanwha Q has announced a partnership with one of India’s largest solar power developers, Azure Power.

The solar modules manufacturer will supply modules as well as providing investment in the new 50MW solar PV power plant which will be located in the southern state of Andhra Pradesh.

Azure Power won the rights to develop 50MW capacity in the region, in an auction which allocated 500MW of solar power capacity. This process also saw participation from First Solar as a developer for the first time in India, securing 80MW of solar power capacity.

Azure Power has invested significantly in India’s solar power market development and has pledged to add 11GW of capacity over the next 5 years.