JSW RenewableEnergy begins operations at 225 MW solar plant in Karnataka

JSW Energy Limited has announced that its subsidiary, JSW Renewable Energy (Vijayanagar) Limited, has commenced operations of a 225 MW solar plant at Vijayanagar, Karnataka.

The project is part of an earlier announced 958 MW solar and wind projects, for which power purchase agreements were signed with JSW SteelLimited, under the group captive scheme. The project has commenced operations in a record time of less than 12months despite several headwinds like Covid-19 related disruptions, elevated commodityprices, and global supply chain outages. Besides this, the company is constructing 2.25 GW of greenfield renewable energy capacity in pursuit of reaching 10 GW capacity by 2024-25, and 20 GW capacity by 2029-30, entirely driven by renewables.