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Lightsource UK secures 50 MW Solar Project in Maharashtra

Updated: Sep 23, 2016 13:44 IST

New Delhi [India], Sep 23 (ANI): One of the largest solar PV energy generators globally Lightsource Renewable Energy has announced that it has been awarded a 50 MW solar project in Maharashtra under the government of India's ambitious solar program.

With an unrivalled track record in working with landowners, businesses, local communities and homeowners by helping them produce clean electricity, Lightsource Renewable Energy has secured the maiden solar project in India.

"We are delighted to be taking the first steps towards our ambitions for investment in India's solar PV market. The Indian Government has a huge appetite for solar energy and we believe that Lightsource will contribute significantly towards their targets," said Lightsource CEO, Nick Boyle.

India's total installed solar capacity has grown by over 80 percent in the last 12 months to reach 8.1 GW. However, the Indian government has announced its goal of achieving 100GW of solar capacity by 2022. (ANI)

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