Amp Energy has commissioned its second open access solar power project of 13.5 MW capacity in Osmanabad, Maharashtra.
The plant will supply electricity to a manufacturing facility of Orient Cement. Orient Cement has signed a power purchase agreement (PPA) with Amp Energy for procurement of solar power for 25 years. With this project, Orient Cement will benefit from a reduction in overall energy costs as well as mitigation their carbon footprint. Through this partnership, Orient Cement will meet 50 per cent of its annual energy needs and significantly reduce its energy bills. The project will also help Orient Cement reduce about 15,595 tonnes of carbon dioxide per year.