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Torrent Power acquires 50 MW solar plant in Telangana for Rs 416 crore

Torrent Power acquires 50 MW solar plant in Telangana for Rs 416 crore

Torrent Power currently has an aggregate installed generation capacity of 4.1 GW, which consists largely of clean generation sources, such as gas 2.7 GW and renewables 1 GW.

Torrent Power acquires 50 MW solar plant in Telangana for Rs 416 crore Torrent Power acquires 50 MW solar plant in Telangana for Rs 416 crore

Gujarat-based Torrent Power on Monday said it has acquired 50-megawatt solar assets from SkyPower Group at an enterprise value of Rs 416 crore.

The solar power plant -- a special purpose vehicle (SPV) located in Telangana -- has a long-term Power Purchase Agreement with Northern Power Distribution Company of Telangana Limited (NPDCTL) for 25 years at a fixed tariff of approximately Rs 5.35 per kWh (kilowatt-hour), the company said in a statement.

''Torrent Power completes acquisition of 50 MW Solar Power Plant from SkyPower Group pursuant to Securities Purchase Agreement with SkyPower Southeast Asia III Investments Ltd and SkyPower Southeast Asia Holdings 2 Ltd and Sunshakti Solar Power Projects Private Limited (SPV),'' the statement said.

The enterprise value for this acquisition is about Rs 416 crore, consequent to closing adjustments, it added.

According to the statement, Torrent Power currently has an aggregate installed generation capacity of 4.1 GW, which consists largely of clean generation sources, such as gas 2.7 GW and renewables 1 GW.

It also has a capacity of 0.5 GW of renewable energy plants under development.

With the acquisition of a 50 MW Solar Power Plant, Torrent Power's total generation capacity, including under development portfolio, will reach 4.7 GW with a renewable portfolio of more than 1.6 GW.