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Sembcorp secures 440MW solar-plus-wind hybrid project in India,

The recent announcement of Sembcorp securing a 440MW solar-plus-wind project in India marks a significant stride towards sustainable energy development, bearing profound implications for both the environment and the economic landscape of the country.

At the forefront of this groundbreaking initiative is Sembcorp's renewables subsidiary, Green Infra Wind Energy Limited (GIWEL), which has been entrusted with the responsibility of spearheading this ambitious venture. The project, awarded by the Indian state-owned utility SJVN, underscores a strategic partnership geared towards fostering clean and renewable energy sources.

This venture is poised to make a substantial impact on the environment by contributing to India's renewable energy goals. The integration of solar and wind technologies in a 440MW capacity project signifies a departure from traditional energy sources, reducing the nation's reliance on fossil fuels and mitigating harmful environmental effects. The shift towards cleaner energy aligns with global efforts to combat climate change and underscores Sembcorp's commitment to sustainability.

Beyond its environmental significance, the project holds immense economic value for India. The 25-year power purchase agreement (PPA) between Sembcorp and SJVN not only guarantees a reliable and consistent power supply but also fosters long-term economic stability. This collaboration has the potential to enhance energy security, reduce dependency on imported fuels, and create employment opportunities in the burgeoning renewable energy sector.

Furthermore, the project's integration into India's national grid, the Inter State Transmission System, enhances the efficiency and reliability of the country's energy infrastructure. The strategic placement of the project ensures that the generated power can be seamlessly distributed across different regions, bolstering energy accessibility and promoting equitable development.

The projected timeline of 24 months for the commercial operation of the solar-plus-wind project showcases Sembcorp's commitment to delivering tangible results promptly. This not only accelerates India's transition towards a sustainable energy landscape but also positions the country as a leader in the global renewable energy arena.

In conclusion, Sembcorp's successful bid for the 440MW solar-plus-wind project in India, in collaboration with SJVN, represents a pivotal moment in the intersection of environmental stewardship and economic prosperity. As the project progresses, it will undoubtedly contribute to India's renewable energy targets, foster environmental sustainability, and stimulate economic growth, ultimately exemplifying the transformative power of sustainable energy initiatives on a national scale.

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  • Ann Nyambura

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    A significant win for Sembcorp and India's renewable energy ambitions!

    • We Don't Have Time

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      • George Kariuki

        4 w

        This project is a big win for the environment & India's economy. It sets a great example for other countries to follow!

        • Jane Wangui

          4 w

          More people should look up to such inspiring inventions that will help safe guard our future as a whole.

          • Chris Ndungu

            4 w

            This is a monumental initiative by Sembcorp that will help to generate renewable energy in India We all hope that others will copy this in the journey to fight climate crisis.

            • Sulle Kadang

              4 w

              Indonesia is a country that should has megah project of solar energy, yet the bussiness of fosil energy is still in a strong conservative for their sustainainability bussiness, with countless provit without expending more resources/fund. It is a big Challengge on how to encurage government policy as to shift the main from fosil energy to solar , wind, or eny others re-newable or semi re-newable energy. I am challennging to have a national movement suported by internaional organization on this issues

              • Elizabeth Gathigia

                4 w

                Great initiative, the mission here is to invest more and more on renewable energy for a sustainable future

                • Munene Mugambi

                  4 w

                  Sembcorp will generate a lot of renewable energy from now on once this project is completed. We're hoping it serves as a blueprint for other orgs to follow the footsteps in the sustainability journey to advance the green agenda

                  • walter lungayi

                    5 w

                    This highlights the company's commitment to renewable energy initiatives, contributing to India's sustainable energy transition and environmental goals.

                    • Princess

                      5 w

                      That's really impressive! This initiative will contribute positively to India's clean energy goals and help mitigate environmental impact.

                      • Munene Mugambi

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                        @princess_nel_268 It is but a tip of he iceberg when you compare this with hoe many companies are pegged on non renewable power sources. We certainly do wish to have this become a trendsetter in the industry for India's green energy ambitions

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